Month: March 2019

10 Tips on How to Vote Wisely

Every election my students at the university used to ask me who my candidates were. I didn’t tell them. I have taught them instead the following tips for them to vote wisely. 1. Prepare a list of criteria that you are looking for in a candidate. 2. Research […]

Rizal (Luneta) Park at Night

It’s very hot in Manila these days. Before eating dinner, we decided to take a walk around Rizal Park. It’s a few minutes walk from our rented room. The park was named after Jose Rizal, the national hero of the Philippines. At one side of the park, a […]

Mama Roles

I’ve been away from my daughters for nearly three years. I do whatever I can to make up for it. I carry their heavy backpacks even if initially they didn’t want me to. It’s really heavy! We just walk from the University to our rented room. Sometimes we […]