Dad

By Shawn Marc B . Carreon Father You tower with strength and grace, Through life’s ups and downs, your light shines with grace. Guiding me along the path I walk upon, With each breath, I glimpse tomorrow on and on. Your teachings engraved within my heart and soul, Your support helping me reach new heights, Your love and wisdom shaping […]

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Absurd

By Danilo P. Padua, PhD The road traffic in Baguio has gone berserk that a big company is now almost throwing its hat into the realm of decongestion scheme. For the love of the city? The Metro Pacific Tollways Corporation is specifically targeting to decongest the Central Business District by proposing a no ride zone there. The proposal involves the […]

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It takes a community

By Jan Vicente B. Pekas Over time, as we continue to discover more of this world, we come into events that open our eyes. “Eye openers,” as they call them, show the many good and bad in people. These moments help us grow and mature into a person. They contribute to a still growing and learning human being despite age […]

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Morning thoughts

By Shawn Marc B. Carreon As the sun shines through the windows, I haven’t even gotten up yet, A mind so empty, inside its so hollow, Warmth and mosquitoes were met. Staring so intently, and only to it, Useless thoughts barge from the past, The present wraps it solely like a gift, An unexpected surprise exploring within. I’m only sitting […]

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The China Riddle

By Danilo P. Padua, PhD About 14 years ago, I had the good opportunity to visit Southern China to attend and present a paper in a China-ASEAN forum. I think there were only 5 Filipinos in attendance, and three were from the Cordillera. I was with Dr. R. Umali, then a Vice President of U.C. and Prof D. Tolentino, then […]

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A new beginning

By Atty. Antonio P. Pekas I had to go to court for some small incident related to a past case. Since I had to appear before the judge, a formal attire was required—coat and tie. And My God! After one and a half years of being home and office bound recovering from heart and kidney failure, the changes were shocking. […]

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My pets

By Jan Vicente B. Pekas Living in the outskirts of the city, though a bit of a hassle when going to town has its certain perks. The spaces of untamed land provide a great space for pets. Spread out all across, the tall grasses and wide spaces give them an opportunity to be a bit “wild” and run amok. The […]

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