A Love Statement

It’s Valentine’s Day so everyone catches the love fever. Being a reluctant romantic, Shakespeare’s sonnets often make me smile. Though I resolved not to show affections solely on V-day, I’m not cynical about the idea of making a season for love (It’s a day it’s fine to be corny). Ergo, I’m making a love statement: Love is a steady stream, not […]

Megan Reeves Shares the Girl Code

You’ll instantly recognize smart eyes when you see them. Playing as the tough, witty and charming FBI agent working as psychological profiler in Numb3rs, Diane Farr (aka Megan Reeves) snatched and held my attention pretty longer than brainy Amita (Charlie‘s love interest). Finding out Megan Reeves’ real-life character didn’t come as a surprise. She’s the chic that has […]

CLOSED (SARADO PO)

Walang Pilipinong magpapasalamat kapag nabasa ang Tagalog na saling-wika ng CLOSED (SARADO PO) sa desk ng teller sa Etisalat Network outlet sa Deira City Center Mall. Hindi ko mawari kung dulot lang ba ng pagod ko, dahil lagpas alas-9 na nang dumaan ako para magbayad ng internet, kaya nag-init ang ulo, namula ang mga pisngi, at […]

Meet Mr. Word Star!

What makes one a star? Florists hinted me I must be one. ASTER (a flower shaped like star) is my birthmonth flower. Yet lately, I learned that “ASTER” doesn’t always do one any good, like dis-ASTER. Image Courtesy of goodreads.com “Dis” means “against” and “ASTER” is a Greek word for “star”. People in the ancient times […]

Our Brown Envelops

“Who would you be 10 years from now?” was the theme of our Values Education writing activity under Mrs. Bernardino (III-Rizal) sometime in 2001. Of course life-altering questions could only be brought up by Values Education teachers back then. To be honest, I forgot what I wrote and hid in that brown envelop yet Madeline Piloton […]