Category Archives: The people in my life

Thoughts that take me home

Three days ago, I woke up to an update from a dear, dear friend I have known for probably 41 of my almost 47 years on this planet. She belongs to a select few who I consider my true “kababatas” … Continue reading

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A must-watch video featuring Atty. Jonathan John O. Sarte

I know I’m biased.  He is one of my dearest friends from way, way back but this is one video worth watching, more so for those with families back home with issues or possible issues regarding succession or inheritance.  Atty. … Continue reading

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At last, we meet!

Since I started blogging here in August 2004, I’ve gotten to know other bloggers or just plain strangers who have strayed into this space of mine.   There was Jeannie in Paris (!), Elaine here in NY, and now Lou … Continue reading

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“How are you?”

I have been too preoccupied with other things to actually write the past couple of days although like always, I had a ton of things I wanted to write about.  I just chose to vegetate and just “be”, somethng BFF … Continue reading

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A special birthdate

Saturday, May 26, is the birthday of three very special people to me.  My youngest brother, Nikolai and one of my favorite god daughters, Andrea Isabelle, are both turning a year older.  and there’s my classmate since grade school, Pia. What a … Continue reading

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A warm hug from across the oceans – From my bestfriend, Fe

Wherever you are, whatever you’re doing right now, you are so very loved. Can you feel it? I hope so, I really do. Because we both know some days can be, well, trying — to say the least.. And although … Continue reading

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Happy birthday, Gina

The time difference with Manila makes it difficult for me to find the right timing to surprise friends with a greeting, but for once, I did good with my bestfriend Gina.  Thanks to my OFW sim phone which is on … Continue reading

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When you miss your bestfriend so…

It’s been 11 years since I left Manila, and while I have settled nicely into my home here in New York, I would have thought the friends I had left behind in Manila would’ve adjusted by now as well.  Apparently … Continue reading

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Memories of my college days over a lunch of pasta in Manhattan

Friday  was a special day as I had the chance to meet up with someone visiting from Manila whom I looked upon as a dear friend in my college days.  We were both part of an organization in UP Manila … Continue reading

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To be a Christian is not an easy task…

I remember my bestfriend, Fe, had related to me a comment by one of her dear friends, Roy, who had once said “It’s hard to be a Christian.”  I agree.  Sometimes, we know what is right and what we must … Continue reading

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