City of Minopolis

My Minoan History

November, 2003, I was then a second year high school student. I was asked by my Biology teacher to help her build small houses needed for the design of a mini-volcano. Maybe 3 to 5 small houses were enough. That night after I had built five small structures, I was decided to create other structures…

Tila Pangalawang Buhay

Eh ano kung traffic sa EDSA at kahit ang pagpasok ng Ayala. Eh ano kung hindi maganda ang naging pagtubo ng ngipin ko. Eha no kung nagkakatagihawat. Eh ano kung mainit ang panahon tagaktak ang pawis umagang-umaga palang. Eh ano kung hindi ko nabibili ang madaming bagay na gusto ko. Buhay ako, yun ang mahalaga.…

We condemn the killings in Los Baños

Not the UPLB that I had known

UPLB and the university town of  Los Banos was defined to be green, quiet , scenic and surrounded by serene environment. But not these days. Successive gruesome crimes. Deaths of innocents. I can’t imagine that place that was once my comfort zone now becomes a place of fear. I’m not a resident of Los Banos. But it…