Category: Diary

The Wisdom Tooth Special Part 1

CHRONICLES OF MY LEFT TOOTH (TEETH, REALLY, BUT I JUST WANTED TO RHYME WITH THAT DANIEL DAY-LEWIS MOVIE, “MY LEFT FOOT”) Allow me to tell a tale that took too long to tell, simply because its author was too plagued by headaches, migraines, and toothaches to tell it. Allow me to tell a tale that…
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March 1, 2006 0

The General February 2006 Archive

THE BOOKS ARE HERE…AND OTHER THOUGHTS… February 20, 2006 It’s been nearly two weeks since I started taking all these strange medicines. They’re not really strange, to tell the truth: Augmentin with co-amoxiclav, which is an antibiotic meant to target Gram Negative bacterial species; Clindamycin, which is another antibiotic that runs after Gram Positives; Sinupret,…
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February 1, 2006 0

The General January 2006 Archive

THOUGHTS FOR JANUARY January 2006 Here’s something I keep on forgetting, shame on me! My cousin/quasi-uncle Goby Labrador has published a new book on the history of satellites, which you can buy from him (or through me, so if you’re interested, drop me an email). At long last, I’m done with editing the books! ho…
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January 1, 2006 0

Travel Special for Christmas 2005

CHRISTMAS 2005 December 2005 I was in Beijing during the first week of December, Iloilo for the third, and Boracay. Welcome to December 2005. If you’re wondering why I got lost for the longest time, and why I was suddenly out of touch, pardon me. November 2005, National Novel Writing Month, was very stressful indeed.…
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December 1, 2005 0

The General September 2005 Archive

SENTINEL, SHEPHERD 2 September 16, 2005 You are the mere breath of the past that floats To the surface When all love has drowned You are the sadness of the hills in rain And yet their happiness in the gray You are of the old, in the new, And yet know far less Of me…
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September 1, 2005 0

The General August 2005 Archive

The Month That Was August 2005 Despite all her efforts to get some diary writing done, Inez was not able to update her diary this August. This was due to the following factors: 1. She was busy with science writing work 2. She was busy editing the 9th edition of Sanctuary. Her work isn’t done…
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August 1, 2005 0

The General July 2005 Archive

SWANSONG July 28, 2005 Well, looks like things are falling into very strange places at this time of the year! This Saturday, two of my four wisdom teeth — all of which have served no purpose whatsoever, save to plague me with pain — two of my four wisdom teeth shall be extracted. Mr. Upper…
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July 20, 2005 0

Travel Special for 2005

TRAVELS, May-June 2005 May 24, 2005 Frankfurt, via Guangzhou China This year’s itinerary takes us from the Philippines to Rome, Italy; Athens, Greece; Meteora, Greece; Munich, Germany; and Salzburg, Austria. In between are the requisite stops at Frankfurt airport and long flights to and from our destinations, where I can write in preparation for Nanowrimo…
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June 4, 2005 0

The General May 2005 Archive

TODAY’S OFFICIAL ENTRY IS ALL ABOUT FEAR May 11, 2005 Today, Inez is going to talk to herself while she finishes news for the Office and tries to do research on how to get to Meteora and walk around without dying or spending too much. Spending too much, of course, is worse to her than…
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May 31, 2005 0

The General April 2005 Archive

WHY I NOW HATE THE POST OFFICE April 29, 2005 Good news. The books have arrived. Bad news. They’re at customs. UPS decided to heap them all together into one bunch and charge me 400 bucks to pick the books up. Note that it’s just the beginning — 400 bucks is still taxable, or so…
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April 5, 2005 0