Notebook
July 24th, 2008 by grant

Today after a big breakfast we went to the Greenhills Mall. The flea market atmosphere was something to behold. Rows upon rows of vendors selling just about any and everything. Now the important stuff. We had a wonderful lunch at Gerry’s Grill. I’m told there is one in Fremont. I definitely want to visit that […]

July 23rd, 2008 by grant

While I don’t get too vulgar, whenever Sandy gets together with a group of friends there is this phenomenon of Filipina Energy that starts the instant they see one another and turns into a loud, screaming, jumping, emotion being I like to call it a Vortex of P… Energy and when it peaks, its a […]

July 23rd, 2008 by grant

I’ve been having trouble with the heat over here. When it rains, as it has everyday, I love to stand out in the middle of the down pour. It’s the fastest way to cool down.

July 23rd, 2008 by grant

Sandy ran into the local mailman on his delivery run today.

July 22nd, 2008 by grant

It’s inevitable. The locals love fresh imported blood. Mosquito Bite Tally: Alex: 16 Grant: 15 Sandy:11

July 22nd, 2008 by grant

Today we met with the party coordinator at the Shangri-la for some last minute details on Mommy & Daddy’s 50th Wedding Anniversary. Now this is one beautiful hotel. Auntie Presy & Auntie Puring arrived today from San Diego and we met them at the Makati Sports Club for lunch. While waiting, Alex got a good […]

July 22nd, 2008 by grant

Okay, after 2 days of giving Sky (Pinky & Tante’s Rottweiller) pig ear treats she still wants to kill me. So I’ve given up trying to get on her good side. We’ve been told that when Sky is taken for a walk, it takes 2 to control her. When she realizes that they are headed […]

July 21st, 2008 by grant

This is a one time pass to use the bathroom at one of the malls Alex went to, it cost 10 Pesos!

July 21st, 2008 by grant

We spent this afternoon with the dogs… Princess & Freddie that is. Hard working dirty dogs need a good washing. Princess is self reliant while Fred is a bit more hands on. Later we went to Iceberg’s for a light, light snack and desert. This was followed by a dinner at the Rallos house, which […]

July 20th, 2008 by grant

Jetlag still has a hold of me so I woke up at 4:30am today. After a little geek time on the PC, I started out on breakfast #1. Half an hour later when the rest of the household got up, I hit breakfast #2. We rounded everyone up and went to the Makati Sports Club […]