Words of Wisdom for Turning 30

For my 30th birthday, allow me to share words of wisdom from family, friends and teachers. May you also find them helpful the same way I find relief, comfort and assurance when reminded of them.  1. Remember, there is always light at the end of the tunnel.  Misfortunes exhaust themselves. – Lolita Lutanco 2. We have to…

Roadkill / Paano Pumatay ng Aso

Editor’s Note: This is a work of fiction. Kapag nakakaramdam ako ng tuwa, may nangyayaring masama. Tatlong oras nang nakaupo si Arturo sa sasakyan, isang sedan na paminsan minsan umuungol kapag umaakyat ng highway, kasabay ng kalampag na parang mahinang tapik, Boss pahinga muna tayo. Pero walang pahinga ngayong araw. Nagmamadali para maabutan pa ang…

My (Almost) 10 Months Pregnancy

It’s been more than 39 weeks and I’m still very pregnant. My good friend and fellow Mom Janeca, couldn’t be more right when she said that pregnancy is a test of patience and letting things happen as they are. Indeed, among other things, this whole journey of becoming a first time mom has been about…

Reporter Notes: Year One

July 24, 2012. It has only been a month since I became a reporter. But I received an important assignment: the arrival of former President Gloria Macapagal-Arroyo from the hospital to her home in La Vista, Quezon City.  I waited in my position for hours. And then in a flash, the convoy of Congresswoman Arroyo…