Grade school kids, parents, teachers, hurt in 3-bus collision

21 grade school students and 10 parents and teachers were hurt in a road accident involving three buses that were taking students and parents of Molino Elementary School on a day’s field trip. The three buses were the first three out of 22 buses carrying around 70 students, parents, and teachers. My youngest sister, along…

Tears for Tatay and Nanay

  I cried twice today. Sad movies – in this case, Troy and White Oleander – make me cry. The one thing common about the two films is the way parents manifest their love for their children. In Troy, King Priam sacrificed pride, dignity, and his life by begging his enemy (and his son’s murderer)…

First day of school ni Paris

With my sister-in-law’s permission, I am posting her unedited email in this blog entry. I found it funny, heartwarming, and amusing. Moms will relate to this:Today is the first day of school ng aming first born si Paris, o diba me drama pa? grabe! ganun pala kabilis ang panahon parang dumaan lang, hay ewan.. anyway,…

Oh, baby!

Last Sunday, a friend of mine forwarded to me a text message that, in so many words, greets me a happy mother’s day. (See, this is what Globe’s unlimited text service can do — non-stop forwarding of undigested messages. ) So I texted that friend back: “I think I should be greeting you instead”. She…