February is all about family, food and festivities. Our big family, spanning several generations, had an extra load of all that fun when the entire Teresa de la Paz y de los Santos clan celebrated our seventh grand reunion at Colegio San Agustin.
Recently a close friend came to see me for spiritual conversation. He thought of me because I “introduced” him many years ago to a song that became a prayer and a north star for him, “Fill the World with Love.”
Second Installment of Graphic Novel with No Plot and No Point. During my R and R I drew the second part of how I perceived animals were prototyped in some celestial realm. In here is a creature, an Incomplete Turtle (turtle-to-be). An overlarge squid is dripping next to him. The squid is all out of proportion to its importance (as a supplier of ink for black paella.)
The first thing you notice about James Younghusband and Sari Lazaro is that they make a strikingly beautiful couple. After several minutes, when your brain finally reengages with your manners, and you’re able to stand next to the 6-foot-1-inch footballer without giggling nervously, and to shake the rising fashion designer’s hand without staring obsessively at her flawless complexion, the next thing you’ll notice is that they are two of the nicest people you’ll meet.
As soap operas go, “Ikaw Lamang” has all the elements of a classic: rich girl meets poor boy; class wars; palatial homes; secret and forbidden love affairs; and enough confrontation scenes and cliffhangers to keep audiences glued every night.