Bea Zobel, Jr.
Bea Zobel, Jr.
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Bea Zobel: The mother who loves Mangyans
by Bea Zobel, Jr. - May 8, 2011 - 12:00am
I always remember being cold one night, going to the sheets and blanket closet which was outside my room and being showered with Mangyan baskets.
Iñigo the brave
by Bea Zobel, Jr. - March 6, 2011 - 12:00am
Shortly after I returned to live in the Philippines again, I became involved in an effort to set up a day care center in Silang, Cavite. Asking around for an artist to brighten up the walls with colorful murals,...
Pinoy Mile in New York
by Bea Zobel, Jr. - February 13, 2011 - 12:00am
Lately, I have been visiting my kids quite often. They are all now working or studying in the Big Apple, which is why my friends have started calling me “The New Yorker.”
Viva Vigan!
by Bea Zobel, Jr. - February 6, 2011 - 12:00am
During my recent trip to Ilocos, my efficient driver Mariano remained very courteous and quiet.
Weaving lives in Ilocos
by Bea Zobel, Jr. - January 30, 2011 - 12:00am
While visiting the Aloha State a few months ago, Hawaiian congressman Joey Manahan (who is Filipino and a grandson of the late Elvira Manahan) suggested that I look up a friend of his if I ever visited New York...
Retreats and renewals
by Bea Zobel, Jr. - January 23, 2011 - 12:00am
I am giving way this week to an article written by my daughter, Paloma Urquijo Zobel, who went with me to The Farm in San Benito, Batangas.
Homes of heritage
by Bea Zobel, Jr. - January 16, 2011 - 12:00am
Many years ago, I got involved in a movement to help save some beautiful heritage homes in Baclayon, Bohol.
Of empanadas and other Ilocano delights
by Bea Zobel, Jr. - January 9, 2011 - 12:00am
The church of San Agustin in Paoay, Ilocos Norte, is a UNESCO World Heritage site.
A day in heaven
by Bea Zobel, Jr. - December 26, 2010 - 12:00am
I had never been to the province of Ilocos Norte, though I had been to Vigan in Ilocos Sur many years ago.
Pinoy yummies at Purple Yam
by Bea Zobel, Jr. - December 19, 2010 - 12:00am
It was only recently that my brother-in-law, Patxi Elizalde, and my son Jaime, opened my eyes and palette to good food and good wine.
Iolani palace: Of sad stories and 'Hawaii Five-O'
by Bea Zobel, Jr. - December 12, 2010 - 12:00am
I’ve always felt that the old television show, Hawaii Five-O, starring Jack Lord, has one of the catchiest opening themes.
Manahan is our man in Hawaii
by Bea Zobel, Jr. - December 5, 2010 - 12:00am
How many people are aware that one of Hawaii’s current congressmen is a Filipino? Congressman Jose Maria Brias Manahan happens to be the grandnephew of Philippine Senator Manuel Manahan, as well as the grandson...
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