LUNETA PARK, MANILA- MAKING ME EVEN PROUDER TO BE PINOY!

I’ve always wanted to see Luneta park for as long as I can remember. I guess I just never had the chance to go. It was easier for my siblings when they were young because my folks used to rent a house closer to it. I’ve seen the snapshots but what really got me curious was the story in one of my sister’s elementary textbooks. I remember that it described how Luneta had a huge map of the Philippine Islands made out in some sort of pond and that there’s this restaurant that only have mute servers. I had my […]

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Manny Pacquiao: Who stands behind the fallen hero?

What happens when the lights dim and the glory fades away? One of the greatest boxers ever to have lived, fallen face down on the canvas on a fight that will go down in boxing history – that’s a fact. How do you think Manny Pacquiao feels? I think the answer is what everyone but his wife, Jinky Pacquiao is afraid to say out loud. In an interview, she said that she stayed in the side and didn’t push the topic of his boxing future much because it hurt her so much to see him down. “Hindi s’ya makapaniwala” (He can’t […]

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CREATIVE WRITING WORKSHOP: ENTER THE MAGICAL WORLD OF KIDS

“He was in the bathroom when he saw his shadow; except, it wasn’t his shadow, but Marilyn’s. Marilyn was the family’s trusted nanny when he was a baby. She now works for his grandmother, she remains trusted. There really should be nothing to be afraid of in seeing Marilyn’s shadow, and Pablo knew that, but he also knew that Marilyn was not present and her shadow should not be there. He ran out of the bathroom and into the bedroom but found that it had turned into a giant maze. He didn’t know where to go. He knew that his dad […]

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On Family and Career: Are you successful?

“Don’t worry, honey,” my husband says, “God will make you successful, too.” I asked, “what about you?” He answers quietly, “I’m already successful”. I looked at him a little incredulously, “successful? How?” He looks at me, making sure I was looking back at him before he spoke, “I’m in a job that I love and I have a beautiful family.I’m already successful.”

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BANNING BEN

We’ve recently decided to ban Pablo from watching his Ben 10 DVDs. We should’ve done it sooner, we are to blame. Here are the reasons why we’re banning Ben10: 1. Ben is disrespectful to his grandfather. He raises his voice and talks back when he’s being corrected. 2. Ben is mean to Gwen, his cousin. He calls her names, picks fights with her all the time, pull cruel pranks on her and embarrasses her in front of other people. 3. Ben is rebellious. He does not take well to corrections. Sometimes, he even runs away. 4. Ben has vile, spiteful, […]

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