TODAY is National Siblings Day, so Manong Ralph posted the photo above in his Instagram. It was taken during my kindergarten graduation where I was Master of Ceremonies. The caption:
"In chronological order: hipster, academic, hobo. #nationalsiblingsday"
THE CLOSEST thing I’ve come to being Chinese is to have been mistaken by rowdy Filipino OFWs as Chinese; this, while buying fruit juice at S...
End of the road at Pierce Point, Singapore, taken during an early morning walk. There’s no virtue in it for me—I wake up early. It was n...
I'VE DONE away with the two-column template with the drop cap—I will miss it, of course, but it limited what I can do with the photograp...
MACARTHUR by Filipino writer Bob Ong is a short, powerful novel about four boys raised in Manila's slums. I read it early this morning...
PGH experiences sweltering afternoons, what with the lack of centralized airconditioning in the Charity Wards—and rightly so. We prioritiz...
Give us this day our daily bread is a familiar phrase, part of the Lord’s Prayer we’ve memorized since the time it was taught to us in schoo...
I don’t remember the last funeral I had attended. My experience with death is largely limited to the hospital: me, attending to a code, defi...
I got a couple of emails from a few readers asking me for tips about the NMAT (National Medical Achievement Test), the big qualifying exam...
I got an email from a reader asking me for tips for the UP College of Medicine interview. I don't know how else to respond, except to sa...
Another month has ended. These days, I only force myself to blog whenever the month ends, if only to place bookends to chapters of personal ...
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