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Blast from the past
by Jim Paredes - October 21, 2018 - 12:00am
My APO buddy Boboy Garrovillo and I did a show last week. It was a fun gig at the Pinoy Playlist Festival 2018 in BGC where 100 artists performed during the last two weekends.
Imagined lives (and how to make them real)
by Jim Paredes - October 7, 2018 - 12:00am
I was a daydreamer as a young boy. I
An old-fashioned pleasure
by Jim Paredes - September 30, 2018 - 12:00am
Last week, I did something pretty old-fashioned but quite radical in this day and age. I went to a bookstore and bought a book.
Nothing lasts forever
by Jim Paredes - September 23, 2018 - 12:00am
I am the type of guy who can really get into things that interest me.
Rearranging the furniture
by Jim Paredes - September 16, 2018 - 12:00am
We have been moving things around the house.
Life in Manila is crazy
by Jim Paredes - September 9, 2018 - 12:00am
It was officially the start of spring last Sept. 1 in Australia. It was not as cold as it was in July at the height of winter. But it can still get cold at night.
Habitual pleasures
by Jim Paredes - August 26, 2018 - 12:00am
When people live past 60 years old, they think that life is pretty much a settled thing.
How romantic love was born
by Jim Paredes - August 19, 2018 - 12:00am
I read a book many years ago by one of my favorite authors Ken Wilber.
Making a legacy
by Jim Paredes - August 12, 2018 - 12:00am
Last weekend was quite an emotional one for me.
Eto na! Musical nAPO!
by Jim Paredes - August 5, 2018 - 12:00am
It was not the first offer we had received.
Why I believe we will overcome
by Jim Paredes - July 29, 2018 - 12:00am
In this article, I will attempt to write about aspects of who we are as a nation and race.
What good memories are made of
by Jim Paredes - July 22, 2018 - 12:00am
Last weekend, Lydia and I, my son Mio, my daughter Ala and her husband John Buencamino and their baby Sadie went on a short land trip to Turon Gates at the outer Blue Mountains in Capertee to live in a cabin for...
Bar life down under: Footy and a beauty contest
by Jim Paredes - July 15, 2018 - 12:00am
I have been to Sydney many times and have seen and experienced a lot of what comprises Aussie living and social life.
My gadgets? My cell phones, my rosary
by Jim Paredes - July 8, 2018 - 12:00am
I have always been more spiritual than religious.
How to love your enemy
by Jim Paredes - June 24, 2018 - 12:00am
I thought that visiting some of my favorite sites on the net might be a good way to be inspired to write my column this week. I remember saving a screenshot of a page I had encountered on the net years ago. ...
Why being a dad is like shaving
by Jim Paredes - June 17, 2018 - 12:00am
I have been a father for 39 years now. Let me tell you, it has been quite a ride.
...And miles to go before i sleep
by Jim Paredes - June 10, 2018 - 12:00am
I have been taking stock of my physical, mental, psychological, artistic and spiritual health lateIy.
Death of a classmate
by Jim Paredes - June 3, 2018 - 12:00am
The message I saw on Viber a few mornings ago was a rude awakening.
The field between right and wrong
by Jim Paredes - May 27, 2018 - 12:00am
How many people have you blocked people on social media because of politics?
She’s leaving home
by Jim Paredes - May 20, 2018 - 12:00am
I am feeling it.
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