Coz time is short and I have to set things on the record.

 

malacanan:

Today is Mabini’s 150th birth anniversary (for the uninitiated: “anni-birth-ary*”). He’s obviously dead, but still we continue to celebrate his birthday—partly because he was a great man and great men like him deserve to be celebrated, and partly because every year we still receive birthday gifts and fan mail from those who didn’t get the memo. Keep sending us those vintage toasters, fruitcakes, and wheelchairs!
*Actually it’s official name sounds like a made-up word: sesquicentennial.

Learn more about man known the Sublime Paralytic at our special page.

malacanan:

Today is Mabini’s 150th birth anniversary (for the uninitiated: “anni-birth-ary*”). He’s obviously dead, but still we continue to celebrate his birthday—partly because he was a great man and great men like him deserve to be celebrated, and partly because every year we still receive birthday gifts and fan mail from those who didn’t get the memo. Keep sending us those vintage toasters, fruitcakes, and wheelchairs!

*Actually it’s official name sounds like a made-up word: sesquicentennial.

Learn more about man known the Sublime Paralytic at our special page.

A tall glass of milk while reading, since PLDT Home Bro has decided to suck today. #life #scene

A tall glass of milk while reading, since PLDT Home Bro has decided to suck today. #life #scene

Pork binagoongan. #food  (at Mesa Filipino Moderne - SM Megamall)

Pork binagoongan. #food (at Mesa Filipino Moderne - SM Megamall)

Mesa’s take on pochero. This is chicken and pork pochero. #food  (at Mesa Filipino Moderne - SM Megamall)

Mesa’s take on pochero. This is chicken and pork pochero. #food (at Mesa Filipino Moderne - SM Megamall)

Some readings regarding the DAP

leflaneur:

For those, like me, who find themselves concerned and befuddled by the Disbursement Acceleration Program (DAP) and the controversy that has erupted around it, but have no particular wish to join the rabid, malice-afflicted hordes who are foolishly calling for the impeachment of President Aquino, I proffer the following list of links.

I do not pretend that this is a definitive set of readings in any way, but I will say that I’ve found these helpful in terms of forming my understanding of what the DAP is, notwithstanding my personal opinion that Aquino erred gravely* when he addressed the nation regarding the recent Supreme Court decision partially invalidating the program.

*His error, in my view, was one of tone: haughty and belligerent, and therefore, finally, impolitic. Such characteristics do not automatically render his speech invalid or his conduct illegal, of course, but tone is the first thing that an audience grasps about any given utterance, and, if insensitively calibrated, can move said audience to respond reflexively, rather than with sober understanding. One reason, if not the main reason, that opponents of this administration—some of whom are not so much keen critics (that would require actual, rigorous thought) as obnoxious provocateurs—have been so successful in flogging the image of Aquino as a puerile, incompetent Chief Executive is that he has proven to be rather tone-deaf, always rising to the bait or baiting others in turn. His recent call for supporters to wear yellow ribbons doesn’t do him any favors.

Today’s lunch. #food  (at OTG)

Today’s lunch. #food (at OTG)

Today’s been like this - crazy. #uglyselfie

Today’s been like this - crazy. #uglyselfie

We got hit by “random manual load drop” so no power at home again. So I’m here on my favorite place. #scene  (at Orange House SM North Edsa)

We got hit by “random manual load drop” so no power at home again. So I’m here on my favorite place. #scene (at Orange House SM North Edsa)

Tree fell on a jeep #GlendaPH #scene

Tree fell on a jeep #GlendaPH #scene