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Weekly Gratefulness List (November 10 to 16, 2013)

| December 1, 2013

–We got to volunteer for the Yolanda relief efforts. –G’s family comes all the way from the other side of the world (except for his dad who was on the same side but not the same country so it was still a bit of an effort) –finished reading Frank McCourt’s “Angela’s Ashes.” Thank you!! More [...]

Weekly Gratefulness List (July 18 to 24, 2010)

| July 26, 2010

It has been an uneventful week, which is something to be grateful for in itself. Also, I am thankful for: – the time (uh, me having made the time) for my Mandarin lessons, both in and out of class. – Plus! Yummy dinner care of generous classmates last Friday (beef and mushroom from Vince, crabs [...]

KaEskwela Writing Workshops (Wawa National High School)

| February 4, 2010

KaEskwela, a group of friends committed to reaching out to public high schools and providing whatever help they could extend, organized writing workshops for the students of Wawa National High School in Montalban, Rizal on January 30. I volunteered to facilitate the fiction writing workshop. Find out how you too can help here. Here are [...]

Cham, for “a Champion for Children”

| September 23, 2009

Yesterday I got a set of letters from UNICEF United Nations Children’s Fund. Among them were a thank you card, an update of the org’s recent projects, and a certificate proclaiming that I’m “championing the rights of children in the Philippines.” I could not help but feel good about myself. It was like graduation! (For [...]