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Coffee and donuts

Sam celebrated her 17th birthday on August 20 but she was in the dorm so we had a belated celebration last night with dinner at Furusato Restaurant on Roxas Boulevard. We were … [Read more...]

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Soon, my little tamarind tree

Just like the lemon tree that seems to be taking its sweet time to grow... Well, okay, I'm being unfair. The lemon tree is growing fast. It has grown more than one foot in one … [Read more...]

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Eggplants at Teriyaki Boy

We always order this eggplant appetizer every time we eat at Teriyaki Boy. But after having ordered it more than a dozen times, I still don't know the name of this Japanese … [Read more...]

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How to play Talecraft

There's a shop in Eastwood called Chills where Sam and Alex buy their emo and goth stuff. We were there one time and I came across boxes of Talecraft on the counter. I picked … [Read more...]

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Delicious when on sale

Sam loves Bega Stringers, they're a delicious and healthy snack, but we only buy them about once every six months. Why? Because they're expensive. So we only buy them when … [Read more...]

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Garden fresh

We had chicken enchiladas for dinner last night and I cooked them using home made tomato sauce. Into the tomato sauce went garlic and oregano, the latter picked from the … [Read more...]

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Between mother and daughter

Alex wanted to play Scrabble, Sam was busy on her computer and Speedy wanted to sleep. So it was just Alex and me. Our scores were neck-to-neck when Sam made a sudden move, … [Read more...]

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My pink keyboard

Wiping the keyboard daily to get rid of dust and grime is a good idea but washing is an even better idea. The silicone skin can be soaped, rinsed then wiped dry before … [Read more...]