back to basics

I'm currently listening to Beethoven's Piano Concerto No. 5 in E Flat major, Op. 73 "Emperor": I. Allegro as conducted by Alfred Brendel with the London Philharmonic Orchestra and Bernard Haitink. It just seemed appropriate after what just transpired only a few minutes ago as I'm typing this. As I've mentioned in a previous post…Read more back to basics


a post about writing

I was asked to be a speaker and a panelist for a writing workshop here in Bacolod. I'm quite excited for it. So much has been said about my HIV advocacy but not much has been said about my being a writer, considering that I've been working professionally as a writer since I was fourteen…Read more a post about writing

What I’m holding on to

My brother went to Manila for a week and he got back a few days back. He was attending a wedding and he asked me if there was anything I had left in Manila that I need while I'm here. I left in such a rush and I wasn't well so I wasn't thinking straight,…Read more What I’m holding on to

it never gets old

So here I am again. Opening weekend and this feeling just never gets old, does it? Hanging around the theater lobby and listening in to the conversations of our audience before the show, at intermission, and after the show; trying to get tidbits of information to find out what they think, if they are talking…Read more it never gets old

“I’m an experience” (an old blog entry from August 26, 2004)

As I am wont to do, I go back to my old blog posts from days of yore to see how much I've changed (and to see how much I haven't changed) and while I'm not as whiny and as frustrating or emotional as I used to be, there is still aspects of it that…Read more “I’m an experience” (an old blog entry from August 26, 2004)

Thankful (an old blog entry)

This is an old blog entry I wrote in my old blogspot site back in May 31, 2006. I have no recollection of this moment at all. I don't know why I wrote it but, obviously, I was trying to ground myself. I need that right now -- grounding. My head has been everywhere and…Read more Thankful (an old blog entry)