2012 Activities


The freelance editor's to-do list


December 2012
  • Enjoy the weekend . . . and the weekdays too
  1. Attend the Filipino Society of Composers, Authors and Publishers (FILSCAP) members Christmas party
  2. Watch Manny Pacquiao's boxing match (December 8) with Juan Miguel Marquez. (We salute you Manny for showing the true spirit of sportsmanship! Congrats to Juan Miguel!)
  3. Do gardening (pruning, repotting, pinching)
  4. Go walking
  5. Visit titas
  6. Spend time with family and friends
  7. Groom pets
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November 2012
    1. General pest control by Topbest Pest Services, Inc.
    2. Dental checkup
    3. Annual physical exam
  • Enjoy the weekend . . . and weekdays too
  1. Visit the weekend market at Eton Centris, Quezon Ave., Q.C.
  2. Repaint garden set
  3. Do gardening (pruning, repotting, pinching)
  4. Remove dry leaves on the roof
  5. Go walking
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October 2012

Spending time with Tita Dely (standing) and Tita Pining, on 6 September 2012. 

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September 2012
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August 2012
  • Retrain
  • Edit manuscripts
  • Pay July 2012 percentage tax with BIR Form 2551M (i.e., only 3% of taxable income, Form 2551M) due 20 Aug 2012
  • Pay second quarter tax (Apr-Jun 2012) with BIR Form 1701Q due 15 August 2012
  • Weather the storm
7 I will bless the LORD, who hath given me counsel: my reins also instruct me in the night seasons. 8 I have set the LORD always before me: because he is at my right hand, I shall not be moved. 9 Therefore my heart is glad, and my glory rejoiceth: my flesh also shall rest in hope. (Psalm 16:7-9)

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July 2012

June 2012
  • Retrain
  • Edit manuscripts
  • Pay May 2012 percentage tax with BIR Form 2551M (i.e., only 3% of taxable income, Form 2551M) due 20 June 2012
  • Finish bookkeeping for May 2012
  • Watch conferences at Radio Free Church
  • Post on web:
  • Swim . . . swim . . . swim . . . libre ang mangarap :-D
  • Shop at Uratex with neighbor and get used to driving around the city :)
  • Read: Castles in the Sand by Carolyn A. Greene 
  • Cook seafood delight especially for dear sister who rarely eats seafood these days: Spicy squid and white fish fillet sauteed in olive oil, garlic cloves, onions, olives, and coconut milk to complement the red rice grown in northern Luzon :-)
  • Listen to God's Word online (KJV) while cooking
  • Watch some weekend action, 10 June 2012: Paquiao vs. Bradley--woohoo! Glad to see Jessica Sanchez once again for the U.S. national anthem! ;-D What your manuscript editor thinks on Manny Paquiao's not bagging the title this time: 
"Manny is such a remarkable sport! His game exemplifies that life isn't just about winning, but also about giving one's best regardless of the result ... I think so too that he won based on the math of the game. Could there be some politics involved here? :-( "

May 2012
Batangas beach, 2008
Photo by Al Sabado

April 2012

March 2012
  • Retrain
  • Edit manuscripts
  • Pay February 2012 percentage tax (i.e., only 3% of taxable income, Form 2551M) due 20 March 2012
  • Remit 2012 Pag-IBIG contribution
  • Remit February 2012 SSS contribution (no later than 15 March 2012)
  • Visit and watch conferences: "Israel and Future Survival"
  • Ready BIR Form 1701 for the year 2011
  • Ready BIR Form 1701Q for the first quarter
  • Ready BIR Form 2551M for March 2012
  • See a nice animated film on widescreen

February 2012
  • Retrain
  • Edit manuscripts
  • Pay January 2012 percentage tax (i.e., only 3% of taxable income, Form 2551M) due 20 February 2012
  • Remit January 2012 SSS contribution (no later than 15 February 2012)

January 2012
  • Retrain
  • Edit manuscripts
  • Renew BIR registration (deadline, January 31)
  • Pay December 2011 percentage tax (i.e., only 3% of taxable income, Form 2551M) due 20 January 2012
  • Pay community tax
  • Pay for Dad's real property tax in Marikina City (taxpayers get 50% discount on or before March 2012)
  • Remit 2012 PhilHealth contribution
  • Bring Humble to the vet for deworming