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Music and memories to make the heart young again


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THE ROCES uncles Peping, Pipo, Marcos; the author;Marcos’
granddaughter Genevieve; nieces Ninit, Tina

As soon as I’m relieved of the two gift boxes of ensemadas by the maid, I find my way into younger cousin Tina’s air-conditioned living room. It was like stepping into a nursery where twin toddlers, exhausted from play perhaps, have dropped into a morning nap.

Posted: October 19th, 2014 in Columns,Featured Columns,Sunday Lifestyle | Read More »

Diabetes? I’m not conceding yet


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“EXCUSE” ILLUSTRATION BY VERGELO. SANTOS

“I’m diabetic,” says Chona, refusing dessert. While I do admire her straightforwardness, I wonder why I myself couldn’t quite come to terms with my own condition. I know I’m close, possibly even on the verge, but like many people I know, I’m not conceding to a condition graver than borderline diabetes.

Posted: October 12th, 2014 in Columns,Featured Columns,Featured Gallery,Headlines,Photos & Videos,Sunday Lifestyle | Read More »

A roach is a roach


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ILLUSTRATION BY VOS

“When you see one cockroach, there are actually 300 of them that you don’t.” This has to be the most frightening thing I’ve ever heard.

Posted: October 5th, 2014 in Columns,Featured Columns | Read More »

The merry month of September


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LOLA and her eight
boys. Standing from
left: Alfredo, Jose,
Jesus, Joaquin,
Francisco,Marcos.
Seated from left:
Luis, Lola Enchay,
Alejandro

September is packed full of family memories.

Posted: September 28th, 2014 in Columns,Featured Columns,Featured Gallery,Photos & Videos,Sunday Lifestyle | Read More »

There you go again, Francis


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It is said that when the student is ready the teacher appears. Thus comes Pope Francis, teaching, by example, the virtue that is, to me, the foundation of all virtues—humility. Indeed, because of this, change is happening in the Catholic Church, happening not in dogma, but in its very heart.

Posted: September 21st, 2014 in Columns,Featured Columns,Headlines,Sunday Lifestyle | Read More »

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