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Monthly Archive for July, 2012

just dare

“Twenty years from now you will be more disappointed by the things you didn’t do than by the ones you did. So throw off the bowlines, sail away from the safe harbor, catch the trade winds in your sails.” (Mark Twain) Exactly a year today, Papa died a violent death in his hometown.  We have […]

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A couple of weeks ago I had a hush hush chat with you on how we need to find time to “hear” and appreciate silence, and to take time to really listen to what you have to say to yourself.  Sometimes though, when we try to do that, and finally have a “conversation” with ourselves, […]

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dear john

  While folding freshly laundered clothes, I heard Jessica Soho on GMA NewsTV start her report with “Ikinalulungkot naming ang balitang ito…” (“We are saddened by this news…”).  I held my breath, knowing what was coming. The comedy king of the Philippines is dead, weeks before his 84th  birthday.  We have followed the latest news […]

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quiet

    Having lived with migraine for 26 years, I already know the signs of its serious (at times, crippling) attack before it even reaches half my head. I first recognized this fiend the summer before I entered high school, and since then it has been an unwanted part of my life, which I have […]

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