Tessa!By Tessa Prieto-Valdes
I have a long-standing “love affair” with Swedish watch brand Swatch and its Philippine distributor Virgie Ramos—who is and will always be my fairy “watchmother” when it comes to my timepieces and most especially my charity work.
By Cheche V. Moral
Jose S. Concepcion Jr., at 81, still goes to the office daily, and, to his wife’s chagrin, is quite restless and bullheaded, sour if he has nothing to keep himself busy.
By Thelma Sioson San Juan
As the impeachment trial was under way in the Senate, a pair of twins was being feted by family and friends, indeed the country’s power society, at ShangriLa Makati’s Rizal Ballroom on the occasion of their 80th birthday. So what was the connection?
In separate interviews, Inquirer Lifestyle finds out the formula for living of the 80-year-old twins. Joecon has eight children and 28 grandchildren; Raul has five children and 17 grandchildren.
From the two books, some very interesting similarities between Joecon and Raul Concepcion: Their curious obsession with office supplies, particularly Post-Its. They buy office supplies wherever they are, collect and keep track of these down to the smallest item. Menchu Concepcion wrote of husband Raul, “He personally puts numbers on them. He knows the critical minimum level when he has to replenish…”