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Monthly Archive for October, 2008

so psychic

In “Requiem” (Sept. 25 issue), I cited the “Hopi Prayer”, a clipped copy of which I found on my Mama’s bedside table the morning of her death. According to the article which re-printed the prayer, it was written by Janelle Davis, whose sister died in an Alaska Airlines crash in January 2000. As I was […]

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buckets over the list

BEING a movie enthusiast, I have in mind certain films I’d rather watch in absolute, total silence — or alone. These are what I refer to as “talk flicks”, where there is not much action, and mostly what characters do are talk, talk, talk; the only way you can appreciate these movies is if you […]

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Postscript to Good Mourning

THE following letter was e-mailed to me almost 2 years ago. The author was not acknowledged, but mighty kudos to her, wherever she is. This is probably the best time to share it, especially with those who can learn from it, and still live it. “Sa aking pagtanda, unawain mo sana ako at pagpasensyahan. Kapag […]

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