Archive for April, 2007

Two Good Reasons We Want Children

Friday, April 27th, 2007

We want to dress them in this. And this.

Why We Heart Prince

Thursday, April 26th, 2007

Prince publicly mocks Paris for lack of singing ability.

Happy April 23!

Monday, April 23rd, 2007

Among the many things that make today special (Shakespeare’s birth anniversary, the day after Earth day, Monday), Monster today marked six months at Place of Employment! Monster takes this occasion to indulge in smug self-congratulatory applause, and completes the celebratory saga with this article. Live long and prosper, my young lawyer friends!

At Least It’s Not Scientology

Saturday, April 21st, 2007

Madonna continues plans for world domination.

(Oh, and in case you were wondering: Yes, I DO read the Daily Mail on a regular basis.)

I Don’t Believe This

Saturday, April 21st, 2007

Internet porn’s popularity waning.

(Oh, and in case you were wondering: No, I do NOT read The Economist on a regular basis.)

Happy Birthday Suri!

Saturday, April 21st, 2007

Dearest Suri,

As we say in the Philippines: belated!

Love the green plaid. Reminds us of our old school uniform. And we really love how all of mommy’s accessories match.



And Here’s One of Mommy and Z

Friday, April 20th, 2007
Angelina Jolie & daughter Zahara

(Source: InStyle)
That kid does not look happy.

Shortest Love Affair in History

Thursday, April 19th, 2007

Last year, on request from our Hong Kong guru who couldn’t herself vote, three lawyers and a banker gathered in the banker’s downtown Manhattan apartment to save the E-Biscuit. With these devices, one in each hand for each of us, we spent two hours sending a steady stream of votes and helped save Elliott for one more night:


Celebrity Sighting

Wednesday, April 18th, 2007

Warning warning warning NOT SAFE FOR WORK.

So A and I were standing outside Place of Employment this afternoon when we saw this woman.

Don’t get all excited, she was fully clothed.

“I’m from the Philippines.”

Wednesday, April 18th, 2007

After six months in Oslo, I’ve compiled a list of my top five favorite responses to the “I’m from the Philippines” revelation:

5. “My maid is from the Philippines.”

4. “Are you a refugee?”

3. “Your English is really good.”

2. “Where is that?”

1. “Oh.”