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Cogitation, memories, etc.

Lessons I learned from our Sagada trip

It’s been a week since we got back and I’m still feeling pretty happy about our trip. I cannot wait to go back. The only question now is when. Anyway, the trip really was a good one. So here’s my … Continue reading

February 04, 2013 by Lynn
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Sobering

I was stunned when my sister texted me last night that a shooting occurred in Sandy Hook Elementary School in Newtown, Connecticut. One of my sisters lives very close to Newtown and I’ve passed through the area a number of … Continue reading

December 16, 2012 by Lynn
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Adventures in employment

My parents and I spent more than four hours in NKTI yesterday as my dad had a fistula placed in his left arm. We were there a little after 9 a.m. for his supposedly 10 a.m. procedure, which ended up … Continue reading

December 08, 2012 by Lynn
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On cybersex and the Cybercrime Law

According to the Cybercrime Law, cybersex is “the willful engagement, maintenance, control, or operation, directly or indirectly, of any lascivious exhibition of sexual organs or sexual activity, with the aid of a computer system, for favor or consideration.” Cool, cool. … Continue reading

October 09, 2012 by Lynn
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Learnin’ about libel

Note: This is me typing randomly about whatever I see about libel and defamation online. # I enlisted my sister’s help in learning more about libel and defamation. From how I understand it, “You’re stupid” is insulting and hurtful, and … Continue reading

September 18, 2012 by Lynn
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Cyberharassment: a primer for Filipino politicians

So the new cybercrime law here in the Philippines, known as the Cybercrime Prevention Act, saw the light of day. Wow, I wonder how it managed that so quickly. One particular section of the law is particularly interesting: In Section … Continue reading

September 18, 2012 by Lynn
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On “Lessons from a jeepney ride”

Admittedly, when I read “Lessons from a jeepney ride” by a writer named Nicole Ki, I reacted derisively, much like many people who read her essay. After reading it, I immediately thought, “Wow, talk about sheltered,” “Good gods, how could … Continue reading

September 10, 2012 by Lynn
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Best friend John is an asshole

My mother used to tune in to a radio station that played the oldies all the time, and “Don’t Cry Joni” was one of the songs that would play every day. If you haven’t listened to the song, it’s basically … Continue reading

June 21, 2012 by Lynn
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The Tulfo-Santiago brawl

The news about the airport brawl between journalist Mon Tulfo and showbiz couple Raymart Santiago and Claudine Barretto is still a hot topic on news shows, blogs, Facebook, and Twitter, with some people saying that the fight is even more … Continue reading

May 11, 2012 by Lynn
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Former literati wannabe

Apparently, tonight is the deadline for writers to turn in their entries for the Palanca Awards, a fact which I was alerted to by this article. It’s a good piece, reminding writers to just write and not to stress about … Continue reading

May 01, 2012 by Lynn
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