Category: Personal

The Taste of Tocino

Sometimes I think that when you’re a 26-year-old guy with a great job, an awesome girlfriend, really nice friends, and having the respect of your peers and colleagues in spite of imaginary chips on your shoulder, the last thing you should worry about is the taste of tocino. But I do: if only because you

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The Weight*

No, this isn’t one of those indictments on the state of the “social media sphere” for the past year, but rather a reflection on weight. “Lay your burden down,” the old blues refrain goes, and somehow for many of us that’s the same refrain for this year.  For me, 2011 was not a year to

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Jesus, the Revolutionary

        In a noon mass, Father JV Ilano, parish priest of the Baguio Cathedral, turned away parishioners who were for the Reproductive Health Bill.  He was quoted in saying, “If there is anyone in the Mass here who are pro-RH bill… please, go out.  It’s useless.” Today is Black Saturday, where the Christian

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