Month: January 2012

Pride v. Prejudice

I’m on to an experiment. On playing big. No more griping about why I hate this country. Won’t poke fun at the Filipinos’ bizarre habits. Won’t even write another word about exasperating _________. You see, I’m suddenly noticing a mass of Pinoy self-flagellation. We like to goof around on ourselves: on our being Filipinos; on […]


Sowing Patience

I might have just unearthed a perfect lesson plan for patience. Definitely not by example. I grew up in a city where everything moved fast. It seems like the only waiting I had to do was wait for next week’s episode of Alf or Small Wonder. But then that too vanished with Betamax tapes. And […]