About Being Back

Things I love: – being able to wash large loads of laundry at one time – seeing the perennials that we planted last year blooming this year – the libraries!! – easy access to medical care (I mean the parking) – being able to continue the...

This is Why Pinoys Don’t Get Depressed.

Only Pinoys would get THIS passionate about food. Yup, believe it or not — this song is about a guy walking into a restaurant and not getting any of the things he wants from the menu. It’s the nearest thing to “hard rock” you’ll ever see...

Comedy of Errors, or a Very Special Kind of Corned Beef

Mama asks what we want for lunch. (Mama is visiting from St. Louis and helping out in the cooking department because I still can’t cook much.) She asks Tops (my brother who’s also visiting from Philly for the weekend). Tops wants corned beef. We look for...

Cheetos and Rice.

That’s what I’m eating right now. I thought I had turned the corner over the weekend but yesterday I was back to feeling sick all afternoon and evening, and again today. Blech. I have no idea what I’m having 2, 4, 6, and 8 hours from now…...