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The cheapest coffin

(Published on rappler.com on June 15, 2021) As I walked about three paces behind the funeral parlor staff, my eyes roamed around the somber display room. The staff was showing me different models of coffins.  I never knew there could be so many designs… Continue Reading “The cheapest coffin”

Sunday Inspiration (May 23, 2021)

“One whiteness can cover three ugliness”

Photo courtesy of nccj.org “ White skin” is another issue.  The skin whitening craze in Asia and Africa has gone to, well , crazy  levels. And it is being fueled  by the  media’s love affair  with  white-skinned models  and  leading ladies. Whitening soaps, whitening… Continue Reading ““One whiteness can cover three ugliness””

Trivial overthinking

Here is a pre-pandemic scenario for my  dinner delivery.  At 5:00 PM, I would start flipping over the  glossy  flyers  I’ve collected. I would browse over the menu, then pause. Get another flyer,   and then browse again. Then I would mull over things like  glycemic index of ingredients,  and how many times… Continue Reading “Trivial overthinking”

Social Media Friends Don’t Owe You Anything

Do you feel bad when your FB post gets just a few likes while you have a thousand friends? Do you feel rejected when your singing and dancing videos do not get the heart reactions or the thumbs up? Do you feel hurt when… Continue Reading “Social Media Friends Don’t Owe You Anything”

Tuesday is joke day! July 14, 2020

How do priests make holy water? They boil the hell out of it.                                                   ***** Did you hear about the new restaurant called Karma? There’s no menu. You get what you deserve.                                                 ***** What’s the difference between a tennis ball and the prince… Continue Reading “Tuesday is joke day! July 14, 2020”

relativity

If a man is unfaithful,  we say boys will be boys. If a woman is unfaithful, we should stone her to death. If I trash talk others on social media, that’s freedom of speech. If others trash talk me, that’s unjust vexation and defamation.… Continue Reading “relativity”

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