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Honoring My Mother | Ode to travel

THERE is always an air of banality whenever one is in any bus terminal, pier, train station, or airport.

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Honoring My Mother | Pare, dula ta!

I learned a new word today, Pareidolia. It’s that psychological phenomenon wherein one perceives seeing a familiar image in daily visual patterns, say for example, finding faces or figures in cloud formations.

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Honoring my Mother | Toilet humor

Last weekend, I read a graffiti boldly scrawled on a public toilet door, “Don’t judge me if your not perfect xxx.”

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Honoring My Mother | Of Paperback and Hardbound Pips

PEOPLE are like books sometimes. Consider: how we deal with others, and how we treat them, can actually be barometers that hint at what kind of person we are.

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Honoring my Mother | Of Paperback and Hardbound Pips

People are like books sometimes.

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Honoring My Mother | What a challenge smells like

DURING a recognition ceremony of honor students at one uni, the guest speaker was talking about the good old days and her experiences as a student leader.

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Honoring My Mother | Oz Oy Oy all over again

MY FAMILY was at SM over the weekend to attend the culmination activity of Philippine-Australia Friendship Day and for a while, it felt like a nostalgic flashback moment.

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Honoring my Mother | Bayan ni Juan

In the present setting, the communal spirit we Filipinos fondly call Bayanihan has been overused so much that, it might as well have a tiny encircled “R” placed after it.

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Honoring My Mother | Perspectives on a one-way street

I WAS RECENTLY in a conversation with some friends and our topic stumbled into “how do you deal with an obnoxious person?”

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Honoring my Mother | Perspectives on a one-way street

I was recently in a conversation with some friends and our topic stumbled into “how do you deal with an obnoxious person?”

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