Monthly Archives: August 2008

She Wants Green

My mom’s caregiver is a feisty lady from the Philippines, who deliberately traveled the globe in search of green pastures. She had been to Singapore, Hong Kong, Taiwan and the Middle East doing different types of jobs, but mostly as … Continue reading

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Care for the Bird’s Nest

Have you seen a bird’s nest, not the popular soup, but one used by the birds? I’m sure you do and from the physical aspect, it consists of hundreds of trestles delicately woven to form one single nest. And imagine … Continue reading

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Olympic Fever

It has been my dream to be one of the millions to witness an Olympic game, physically present in the venues of the summer spectacle. Thus when opportunity knocks, I never gave it a second thought, accepted the invitation right … Continue reading

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A Sad Goodbye

As I was looking through the files of my departed father, I chanced upon a magazine and newspaper clippings on the death and funeral of John F. Kennedy, 35th President of the United States of America. I never thought that … Continue reading

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Remember the Alamo?

I was part of the history class that was on a trip to San Antonio in Texas to see more profoundly the site of the famous siege of the Alamo. Everybody on the trip was so excited to see the … Continue reading

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A Tribute

After a successful Friday night-out with my buddies, I groped my way back to the condo intending to hit the sack by 12midnight. But after almost 30minutes under the sheets sleep just could not come, so using the remote control … Continue reading

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Gone Fishing

I used to envy friends that have their houses marked with “gone fishing” during the summer. I am not wealthy in a sense because my family does not own a vacation house in Florida or somewhere else. So together with … Continue reading

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