When typhoon “Ulysses” (Vamco) shut down power and mobile data services in our area, it made me realize how vulnerable we were. We didn’t have a single candle for lighting, and I can’t even send out a text message in case of emergency! That’s when I started this project to improve our resiliency. These are…
As I promised myself during the pandemic, cooking is an essential skill that I should start learning. But also because of the pandemic, this would have to be done virtually, like many other things. You’d be surprised to know that potatoes helped me gain confidence to pursue cooking! Learning to cook in the middle of…
Twelve. That’s the number of years ago when I started working on this blog. It would not be officially launched until about a month later though, but would’ve thought that it’d still be blogging more than a decade later?
Nutrition is probably the last thing on our minds when we all suddenly found ourselves locked in our homes when the lockdowns started. But as the weeks turned to months, putting this aspect aside may put your lives at stake. Source: potatogoodness.com The early days of the lockdown were “survival mode” for me. The things…
With public transportation still far from being back to normal, chances are you’ll be walking if the distance isn’t that far. Wouldn’t it be better if you’re able to track how many steps you’re doing on a daily basis even without a dedicated tracker?
Earlier this week, I decided to take my chances and go to the mall. I needed to pay a long overdue bill that I can only pay in-store. I was prepared for a very long walk, but I got lucky that a bus was heading my direction.
I stopped counting the days since life as we knew it ended. Since then, everything revolved about “survival” and preventing getting sick. Many of the things I liked are no longer available and I have to settle for what is. Unfortunately, this also meant stoppage of one of the longest things I’ve been consistently doing in my life—working out.
With Metro Manila easing restrictions on movement and some businesses being allowed to operate, many people seem to be out on the streets like everything is already back to normal. Are we forgetting why we were on a community quarantine in the first place?
This blog has been around for more than a decade and has now entered its next phase—a new, mobile-friendly theme!
We’re now entering the third week of our community quarantine. We’ve only done it for two weeks but it felt like two months already!
Unless you’ve just awoken from a long sleep, you’d know that everyone is wary of the COVID-19 virus, better known as the “Corona virus.” And while infections outside China is relatively small, everyone everywhere is feeling it’s effects, and it’s taking its toll on public events.
The 2010s (2010-2019)—the first full decade that I documented my life. Here’s my attempt to reconcile what happened during the decade that passed.