A wise being once said, "Do or do not. There is no try."

This is what I am doing now.


Living in Manila, Philippines.

Working for myself, FM1, and Eagle Broadcasting Corporation.

Drafting a new secret project. [Codename: "VRVY"]

Publishing an article about keeping safe and sane while living alone in the time of COVID-19. (Please tap that subscribe button to read it early in your inbox and send me your thoughts.)

Buying a new desk for an unused corner of my apartment that faces a window. (If you geek out about work spaces like me, please send me suggestions!)

Following people's thoughts as tweets on Twitter on these lists. (Almost everyone and their grandmother is chit chattery about COVID-19, and rightfully so.)

Listening on repeat to Frank Ocean's entire discography on Spotify and taking notes on the Dissect podcast.

Learning how to design and develop websites and apps with no code via Webflow.

Lifting at home following this workout routine from ATHLEAN-X using this one-minute interval timer. (Before COVID-19? 3 sets of 10 reps on a 154# squat, 174# deadlift, 124# bench, and 5 straight strict pull-ups. The goal was to 1RM twice those #'s before I get too old to lift. Follow my training program and notes here.)

Planning a beach trip in the Philippines for the summer. (Delayed by COVID-19.)

Playing "Animal Crossing" on the Nintendo Switch.

Praying for peace and a COVID-19 vaccine in Templo Central at Iglesia Ni Cristo. (Ask me about it!)

Reading The Daily Stoic by Ryan Holiday and rereading Tuesdays With Morrie by Mitch Albom. (Just finished: On The Shortness of Life by Seneca.)

Reviewing [nothing yet].

Waiting for the COVID-19 lockdown to end in Metro Manila and around the world.

Watching the latest season of Westworld on HBO. (Just finished: Dracula on Netflix.)

On the flip side, here are some things I am not doing that you might be tempted to ask me to do: hosting corporate events and weddings, considering other part-time or full-time job opportunities, or meeting with you over coffee to check out your pitch deck. (I wish had more lifetimes to do all those things!)

Updated monthly. Last updated April 6, 2020. Inspired by Derek Sivers' "Now" project.

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