Today’s Dispatch: Recovery

So, I finally gave up on Georgina Ace and got myself a new laptop, whom I’ve named Georgina Lee.  I was going to get into how I got around to naming her as such (hint: iz from her daddeh) but right now I think about how emotional I had been without a computer, and how I’m still a little emotional

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Oh. No.

My laptop Georgina Ace had to be rushed to the nearest Acer service center this evening. Her hard drive has been corrupted, and it may take at least two to three weeks for her to get back to fighting shape. Luckily for me, she is still under warranty, so most of her expenses are at least covered. Unfortunately, that also

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A Few Stories, in 130 Letters or Less

This post is brought to you by the National Hero of the Philippines himself, Dr. Jose Rizal, who’s celebrating his 151st birthday today. Disclosure: Dr. Rizal grew up in the same province as my home town. By deductive logic, we can conclude that Erik Spoelstra’s family is also from the same province, though I doubt that Dr. Rizal would approve

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Today’s Dispatch: Won’t You Be My Number Two

Part of me still wishes that I didn’t have to write this entry at all, but… here she is. Left to right: Smartlett Brohansson, Georgina Ace, and Robin Grayson.  Behold: my replacement laptop, Georgina Ace. Like my long-lost Georgia Ace (RIP), she’s also an Acer Aspire One, with Windows 7, 2GB of memory, scads of storage and Bluetooth capability, among

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Stella Torres

is the author of the adult contemporary romances Save the Cake, Crushingly Close, and Nine Years Away, as well as the short story “Be Creative” in the anthology Kids These Days: Stories from Luna East Vol. 1.

In her previous life, she has worked in public relations, taught English as a second language, and even attended graduate school (twice!). She has lived in Indonesia, Honolulu, and Quezon City before moving back to her hometown of Los Banos, a few hours’ drive (with traffic) from the heart of Manila.

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