Category: Family

Rest In Peace Lolo

On August 30, 1962 my Lolo was murdered. He was killed in a robbery in the Philippines. My mother was only 11 years old. A year earlier my Lola died…
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Why Filipinos are Important for the World

  Filipinos are special. Sure, I’m bias and I'll readily admit that. But let me explain why. I could go on about how we created lumpia and how the world…
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So, what do you wanna eat?

When my girlfriend and I go out to eat, it usually transpires the same way each time. First it starts off with one of us posing the question, “Are you…
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Letter to My Brothers

Dear Little Brother, What’s good bro, how have you been? I see you out here grinding and doing your thing. I wanted to give you props and just let you…
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I Owe My Writing Career to Tom from Myspace…

  I started writing around 2008. I can recall the exact moment when I decided to give it a whirl. I was on a road trip with my father to…
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The Iceman Inheritance: Book Review

  The Iceman Inheritance by Michael Bradley was an eye-opening book for me. His theory on the origins of western racism, sexism, and aggression provides some important context in being…
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Dear Family

Dear Family, On April 9, 2016, we had our first community event at the Lakewood Community Center.   The event was fun. I was able to see many people that…
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