Author Archives: Jo Poblete

NAWAWALA – ALFREDO V. POBLETE (latest updates)

Originally posted on thepaidhack:
Latest Update: March 11, 2018, 8:39 p.m. Hello. Salamat sa mga nangungumusta and who have shared my father’s missing poster. We will attempt to answer the Frequently Asked Questions here: 1. Sino ang nawawala? Alfredo “Fred” V. Poblete, 76, lolo, tatay, Bicolano, dating empleyado ng gubyerno. 2. Anong itsura niya? Mahigit-kumulang…

day 20-21 of #FindFred

I have yet to personally meet sir Joe, but he sent me the link to the #UnangHirit PSA clip that will help us #FindFred. The fact that he longs to go back to “the good ole days, the days of SNAIL MAIL and LESS STRESS” makes this doubly touching. Tech stress is real (and debilitating). So is empathy. […]

day 19: today in guilt trips

not doing enough for mother. not doing enough in the search for father. not doing enough for work.

…i keep seeing that photo…

so para maiba, kolokoy-ness. rhum, rheumy eyes, and rheumatism. four years ago, 2014, taken at a december family reunion. pre-disappearance. the last december pre-mother-strokes. we met a cousin here who would be my mom’s doctor. little did we all know, right? this was probably the last photo we took na kumpleto yung unang sanga. it sucks […]

what day is it? day 15.

been skipping days. went back to work. running kinda late. it seems i can’t hack it much these days. so i don’t have a lot of energy, and i’ve got a lot of work yet to do, but just wanted to give the 411: so there was a sighting. my sister pursued it for two […]

day 13: the prints came through

The bulletin on Dad’s disappearance has been printed several times. We didn’t go for the broadsheets; we targeted the handy compact prints — yung madaling mabili at maabot sa bangketa ng madla. Sa tulong ng tawag at pakiusap, nailabas sila. Arriba     Abante Tonite     Pilipino Star Ngayon As a result of the […]

day 12: more news, no news

yday, i fell asleep with a minor migraine, and the laptop on. as usual. came home, bought mother a few items from mercury drug as requested by sugar our mom’s daytime caregiver (i forgot to buy ibuprofen for myself though, we’ve run out pala), ate dinner, washed the grime off, turned on the laptop, fed […]