By Dexter R. Matilla
During a general launch of titles by OMF Literature Inc., it was easy to sense the positive aura of the authors, illustrators and officials in the room, and that if it were to rain hard, as it did before that force the launch to be rescheduled today, it was certain this time that the words written in those books would be heard come hell or high water.
By Vergel O. Santos
I’ve known some columnists to wonder what real use they have. I happen to have been one of them once, a self-styled arbiter of omnifarious issues, handing down his ruling in 800 words or so every week. Others have done it as often as three, even four, times a week; I guess the oftener you do it the less time you allow for self-doubt—or the more chances you have to make up for the stinkers you belatedly realize you have produced.
By Jeannette I. Andrade
To try to bring back the forgotten art of letter writing in the age of email and 140-character limitations of Twitter, the Department of Education is urging high school students to take part in World Post Day activities.
Roots and WingsBy Cathy S. Babao
Lately I’ve been thinking a lot about aging. I suppose it comes with the territory of realizing that the big 5-0 is but a few weeks away.
Forever 81By Gilda Cordero-Fernando
You will now be punished with the keynote speech I gave on Palanca Awards night this September.