Having been a volunteer for six decades, I have strong personal feelings for this beautiful culture of kindness. It awakens a latent magnanimity through sheer involvement in something greater than oneself. With imagination and style, dedication and lots of work, it also creates friendships, fulfillment and inexplicable joy.
WITH her gift for words and nose for news, Letty Jimenez-Magsanoc, known as LJM at the Inquirer, helped oust a dictator and shape a nation’s future.
Under a crisp night sky, and braving the chilly December air, the members of an extensive family gathered at a cemetery lawn in Taguig.
The heat was sweltering outside the Santuario de San Antonio in Forbes Park. But guests at the 20th wedding anniversary celebration of Dennis and Tessa Valdes gathered inside the church were dressed for winter.
Camsur was a-buzz all of last week, filled with more than 2,000 “game changers” attending the 22nd Philippine Advertising Congress, the industry’s biennial conference. I felt like a game changer, too, since that seems to be what I do in the car these days—putting on makeup and changing my wigs as I rush from one event to another.