2013 Activities


December 2013
  • Edit manuscripts
  • Retrain in copy-editing course by distance learning at The Publishing Training Centre (PTC)
  • Study first marked assignment to PTC -- Passed!
  • Pay November 2013 percentage tax with BIR Form 2551M (3% of monthly gross income) due 20 December 2013
  • Update The Filipino freelancers' guide to paying taxes and securing social benefits(1) info details on SSS, Pag-IBIG, and PhilHealth and (2) post BIR Memo Circular link
  • Set appointment with dentist, 4 December 2013
  • Finish bookkeeping for November 2013
  • Attend 2013 FILSCAP members fellowship at the Quezon City Sports Club ---> [So sorry, I missed this one. Hope to be there next time.]
  • Register new accounting books with the BIR, on or before the due date of books registration, 31 December 2013
  • Post bits of relief updates on Typhoon Yolanda
  • Use newly revised OR booklets, as per BIR 2013 OR policy, RR No. 18-2012
  • Fill out official receipts for mailing
  • Mail ORs to clients
  • Listen to God's Word (download for free, the Holy Bible in mp3 audio files)
  • Set appointment with dentist
  • Visit aunts
  • Finish projects by the 13th . . . (The Lord is my strength . . . Amen! - Psalm 28:7)
  • Seal billing statement envelopes of fully paid bills for 2013--DONE. Salamat po, Lord Jesus! ;)
  • Update web post on freelance taxation: You mean, Filipino freelancers pay income tax?
  • Ready BIR Form 2551M for December 2013
  • Ready BIR Form 0605 for freelance business registration renewal due 31 January 2014
  • Ready other forms for 2014
  • Study/Submit 2nd assignment to PTC . . . todo na 'to! Meowww . . .
  • Free up the holidays for family get-together . . . Oo, naman. (So help me, God. :D)
  • Enjoy the weekend . . . and the weekdays too
    • Market
    • Cook
    • Swim with sis
    • Do a bit of gardening
    • Bathe doggies
    • Give kitties a sponge bath
    • Do homework
    • Others
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November 2013
  • Edit manuscripts
  • Retrain in copy-editing course by distance learning at The Publishing Training Centre (PTC)
  • Study first marked assignment to PTC -- Passed!
  • Pay October 2013 percentage tax with BIR Form 2551M (3% of monthly gross income) due 20 November 2013
  • Finish bookkeeping for September-October 2013
  • Send emails to know the condition of Maya Lyn Manocsoc and Filedito "Doc Joboy" Tandinco (DSA-IPC Program graduates) on 9 November 2013, after Typhoon Yolanda hit Tacloban City on 8 November 2013
  • Received Maya's response on 10 November 2013
  • Await Doc Joboy's response . . . He and his company are alive! Praise God!
  • Post bits of relief updates on Typhoon Yolanda
  • Watch Pacquiao-Rios boxing match, 24 November 2013, Sunday
  • Speak at the Freelance Blend Manila podcast, interview by Marvin de Leon, 27 November 2013, Wednesday
  • Write blog: What happened to donations for Typhoon Yolanda victims? 28 November 2013
  • Add sources to the database of freelance tools
  • Update www.alsabado.com home page
  • Use newly revised OR booklets, as per BIR 2013 OR policy, RR No. 18-2012
  • Mail ORs to clients
  • Listen to God's Word (download for free, the Holy Bible in mp3 audio files)
  • Set appointment with dentist
  • Visit aunts
  • Ready Form 1701Q for 3rd quarter income tax, due 15 November 2013
  • Enjoy the weekend . . . and the weekdays too
    • Market
    • Cook
    • Swim with sis
    • Do a bit of gardening
    • Bathe doggies
    • Give kitties a sponge bath
    • Do homework
    • Others
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October 2013
  • Edit manuscripts
  • Retrain in copy-editing course by distance learning at The Publishing Training Centre (PTC)
  • Study first marked assignment to PTC -- Passed!
  • Pay September 2013 percentage tax with BIR Form 2551M (3% of monthly gross income) due 20 October 2013
  • Finish bookkeeping for September 2013
  • Use newly revised OR booklets, as per BIR 2013 OR policy, RR No. 18-2012
  • Mail ORs to clients
  • Listen to God's Word (download for free, the Holy Bible in mp3 audio files)
  • Set appointment with dentist
  • Celebrate aunt's 90th birthday (10-10-13)

  • Write blog: Multiple savings and investments--Spend less, save moreWhy Al?
  • Change faucets
  • Cook/Prepare for family get-together (10-13-13)
  • Join family get-together at Balaw-Balaw Angono, Rizal (10-27-13)
  • Ready Form 1701Q for 3rd quarter income tax, due 15 November 2013
  • Go out and VOTE on 28 October 2013
  • Then go to Tagaytay with aunts, uncle, brother, cousins, and nephew
  • Do grocery shopping
  • Enjoy the weekend . . . and the weekdays too
    • Market
    • Cook
    • Swim with sis
    • Do a bit of gardening
    • Bathe doggies
    • Give kitties a sponge bath
    • Do homework
    • Others

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September 2013
  • Edit manuscripts
  • Retrain in copy-editing course by distance learning at The Publishing Training Centre (PTC)
  • Submit first assignment to PTC :)
  • Pay August 2013 percentage tax with BIR Form 2551M (3% of monthly gross income) due 20 September 2013
  • Finish bookkeeping for August 2013
  • Use newly revised OR booklets, as per BIR 2013 OR policy, RR No. 18-2012
  • Mail ORs to clients
  • Listen to God's Word (download for free, the Holy Bible in mp3 audio files)
  • Set appointment with dentist
  • Visit aunts
  • Congratulate freelancer writer-author Marlene "Yah" Legaspi-Munar for her newly released book, Life in the Middle: The Search for a Satisfying and Significant Midlife, launched on 13 September 2013 (Booths 38-42, Manila International Bookfair, SMX Convention Center, SM Mall of Asia, Pasay City)
  • Bring pets to barangay for registration renewal and anti-rabies vaccination
  • Undergo physical exam at the Manila Doctors Hospital Satellite Clinic
  • Enjoy the weekend . . . and the weekdays too
    • Market
    • Cook
    • Swim with sis
    • Do a bit of gardening
    • Bathe doggies
    • Give kitties a sponge bath
    • Do homework
    • Others
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August 2013
  • Edit manuscripts
  • Retrain in copy-editing course by distance learning at The Publishing Training Centre
  • Pay July 2013 percentage tax with BIR Form 2551M (3% of monthly gross income) due 20 August 2013
  • File 2nd quarter 2013 income tax returns (BIR Form 1701Q) due August 15
  • Finish bookkeeping for July 2013
  • Use newly revised OR booklets, as per BIR 2013 OR policy, RR No. 18-2012
  • Listen to God's Word (download for free, the Holy Bible in mp3 audio files)
  • Post, Worshiping the Lord through music anytime, anywhere
  • Set appointment with dentist
  • Visit aunts
  • See a movie with sis: Boses
  • Visit photo exhibit of sis: Dawn to Dusk 4, 5th flr., Walter Mart, Chino Roces Ave., cor. Arnaiz Ave., Makati City
  • Enjoy the weekend . . . and the weekdays too
    • Market
    • Cook
    • Swim with sis
    • Do a bit of gardening
    • Bathe doggies
    • Give kitties a sponge bath
    • Do homework
    • Others

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July 2013
  • Edit manuscripts
  • Retrain in copy-editing course by distance learning at The Publishing Training Centre
  • Pay June 2013 percentage tax with BIR Form 2551M (3% of monthly gross income) due 20 July 2013
  • Finish bookkeeping for June 2013
  • Pick up newly printed OR booklets, revised as per BIR 2013 OR policy, RR No. 18-2012
  • Write, "Revising OR booklets: Who's happy about it?
  • Set appointment with dentist
  • Visit aunts
  • Quietly celebrate 5 years in freelance editing: 21 July 2013 . . . (Salamat po, Lord :))
  • Do a bit of plumbing
  • Enjoy the weekend . . . and the weekdays too
    • Market
    • Cook
    • Swim with sis
    • Do a bit of gardening
    • Bathe doggies
    • Give kitties a sponge bath
    • Do homework
    • Others
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June 2013
  • Edit manuscripts
  • Retrain in copy-editing course by distance learning at The Publishing Training Centre
  • Pay May 2013 percentage tax with BIR Form 2551M (3% of monthly gross income) due 20 June 2013
  • Register at BIR revised official receipt booklets (with penalty of P1,000 already)
  • Request BIR-accredited Macky Printing Services to process authority to print (ATP) and print revised official receipt booklets
  • Finish bookkeeping for May 2013
  • Celebrate Father's Day with Dad
  • Write: "Yes, I've stopped tithing and attending a physical church"
  • Set appointment with dentist
  • Visit aunts
  • Enjoy the weekend . . . and the weekdays too
    • Cook something new
    • Swim with sis
    • Bathe doggies
    • Give kitties a sponge bath
    • Do homework
    • Others
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May 2013
  • Save up for continuous editorial training
  • Edit manuscripts
  • Update profile pic (5-2013)
  • Pay April 2013 percentage tax with BIR Form 2551M (3% of monthly gross income) due 20 May 2013
  • Finish bookkeeping for April 2013
  • Mail official receipts to clients
  • Set appointment with dentist
  • Visit aunts
  • Listen to sermons online
  • Vote on May 13
  • Retrain: Enrol in copy-editing course by distance learning at The Publishing Training Centre
  • Begin the copy-editing course by distance learning at The Publishing Training Centre
  • Enjoy the weekend . . . and the weekdays too
    • Cook something new
    • Bathe doggies
    • Give kitties a sponge bath
    • Do homework
    • Go swimming
    • Others ;)
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April 2013
  • Save up for continuous editorial training 
  • Edit manuscripts
  • Pay March 2013 percentage tax with BIR Form 2551M (3% of monthly gross income) due 20 April 2013
  • Finish bookkeeping for March 2013
  • File 2012 ITR (BIR Form 1701) due April 15
  • File 2013 1st quarter income tax returns (BIR Form 1701Q) due April 15
  • Set appointment with dentist
  • Visit aunts and cousins
  • Send to clients official receipts via airmail
  • Listen to sermons online
  • Enjoy the weekend . . . and the weekdays too
    • Cook something new
    • Bathe doggies
    • Give kitties a sponge bath
    • Do homework
    • Go swimming
    • Others ;)

Hope and Humble snuggle in their basket.

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March 2013
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February 2013
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January 2013

Saint Al's Apple Cake