Showing posts from 2012

Christmas meditations

My Reading Year 2012

Week 52, 2012: Empty café


Late dinner with Cesar Montano

Remembering my last duty day for the year

The Pizza Man

Can't wait

Week 48, 2012: Babies!

Dying thoughts

Multiply no more

Learning rock

An era has ended

Week 47, 2012: Friendship

A. D. Miller's Snowdrops and my fascination with Russia


Losing sight

Week 45, 2012: The continuing saga

Losing temper

Italo Calvino's If On A Winter's Night A Traveler: the pleasures of disinterested reading



Pigging out


Memories of IM past

Week 42, 2012: Lunch at Seafood Market

Week 41, 2012: My week, what else?

A new academic word processor called LyX

Binge-reading: Josh Bazell's Beat the Reaper, and David Sedaris' Naked

Week 40, 2012: Coming home

Tita Ging

Week 39, 2012: Sundays in PGH

When I was five

Week 38, 2012: Wall stories

Week 37, 2012: Endorsements

Week 36, 2012: Service Three!


Rfkill unblock wifi


Week 35, 2012: Medical ICU, final week

Philip Roth's Indignation is so depressing


Week 34, 2012: Medical Intensive Care Unit, first week

Old friends

On Sara Bareilles and drowning the world's noise with my earphones

Week 33, 2012: Neurology, second week

Two deaths

A prayer to overcome my lack of faith

Week 32: Neurology, first week

Erich Maria Remarque may have written about med school — by accident

Miguel Syjuco's Ilustrado, and my wish for more contemporary novels written by Filipinos

Classes in Metro Manila suspended today

Week 31, 2012: Emergency Medicine

Astonished by the Gospel

The 10 best closing lines of books — and one of my own

Week 30, 2012: On a Saturday

Yasunari Kawabata's The Snow Country: someday I wish I could see and feel snow, too

Chico y Rita

Week 29, 2012: Overnight stay at the OR and the morning thereafter

How I will remember my Anesthesiology rotation

Week 28, 2012: The week that passed by

On TV series and the first season of Suits

Kurt Vonnegut's Armageddon In Restrospect: don't use semicolons daw.

For when I am weak, then I am strong

Virgin Labfest 2012 at the CCP

Week 27, 2012: The ER


The Palma Hall that was

Week 26, 2012: What's inside my bag

Romantic heart disease and muriatic acid

Sampung payo

Week 25, 2012: Surgery call room

Never giving up

Week 24, 2012: Post-duty status