Paulynn Sicam
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The Trouble With Netflix
by Paulynn Sicam - April 23, 2019 - 12:00am
These days, with my work in temporary limbo, I plead guilty to binge watching.
Reading Michelle Obama
by Paulynn Sicam - April 9, 2019 - 12:00am
At the height of a bruising presidential campaign, when the opposition used black ops and black props to try and destroy her candidate, Michelle Obama said, “When they go low, we go high.”
Save those seeds
by Paulynn Sicam - April 2, 2019 - 12:00am
You must have read on Facebook, Twitter or Messenger the call to save, wash, dry and sow the seeds of the fruits you eat this summer, and create forests of fruit trees in empty lots and fields around us.
Good morning, Yesterday
by Paulynn Sicam - March 26, 2019 - 12:00am
When I moved from a big three-room walk-up to a much smaller townhouse in May last year, I had to get rid of a lot of stuff. Libraries got many of my books, and Caritas picked up the rest: old clothes and shoes,...
Why Negros is a good place for chilling
by Paulynn Sicam - March 19, 2019 - 12:00am
In Negros, every woman is Inday and every man is Toto.
Food, legacy and memories
by Paulynn Sicam - March 12, 2019 - 12:00am
It was supposed to be a food trip, triggered by an item on Facebook by Milou Locsin von Einsiedel, our classmate from Silay, about a delicious KBL dish she was having in her hometown.
God bless the P2P
by Paulynn Sicam - March 5, 2019 - 12:00am
I am old enough to remember taking the Love Bus, which was perhaps the only thing associated with Imelda Marcos that I truly appreciated.
This is a true love story
by Paulynn Sicam - February 19, 2019 - 12:00am
This is a true story. It is a love story of sorts, a bit late for Valentine’s Day, but always worth sharing, no matter the season.
First responders
by Paulynn Sicam - February 12, 2019 - 12:00am
While we in Manila and elsewhere were ushering in the New Year, dampened somewhat by the rains that had already given us a wet Christmas, the Bicol Region was being pummeled by a storm called Usman.
When Singing Siblings Have A Sentimental Reunion
by Paulynn Sicam - February 5, 2019 - 12:00am
I am still high after a weekend of bonding with my siblings.
The promise of Kefir
by Paulynn Sicam - January 15, 2019 - 12:00am
I first heard about kefir from a friend in California who takes only healthy organic vegetarian, non-dairy foods.
Getting There
by Paulynn Sicam - January 1, 2019 - 12:00am
A new dawn, a new year. It isn’t our choice when or how to leave this earth.
Christmas at home
by Paulynn Sicam - December 25, 2018 - 12:00am
This is my first Christmas at home in six years.
Surviving December
by Paulynn Sicam - December 11, 2018 - 12:00am
Somehow, things do fall into place. I will survive this. Deadlines will be met or extended, the presents will be found, wrapped and delivered, the nativity scene will be unpacked and enshrined in our new home.
A novel without a plot
by Paulynn Sicam - November 27, 2018 - 12:00am
Last September, Adarna House launched Inside Daniel’s Head, a brave new book written by Joji Reynes-Santos, a special education teacher and teacher trainer who, for the past 26 years, has worked with persons...
A good place to start
by Paulynn Sicam - November 20, 2018 - 12:00am
At a lovely lunch with an old friend, he recalled a dear departed common friend who said, “Every person starts out by wanting to do good.”
A wickedly hilarious (and patriotic) legacy
by Paulynn Sicam - November 6, 2018 - 12:00am
When our father’s 100th birth anniversary came around in 2015, my siblings and I wondered what we could do to honor his memory.
Street activism: A survival guide for seniors
by Paulynn Sicam - October 30, 2018 - 12:00am
Time was, when I was young, sprightly and full of passion to join whatever activity needed my support, be they planning meetings or marches in the streets.
My kind of holiday
by Paulynn Sicam - October 16, 2018 - 12:00am
I’m ending a short vacation in Sydney and I’m starting to realize that three weeks is not enough to shake off the aggravation of living in the Philippines in this day and age.
Of libraries, in the age of the Internet
by Paulynn Sicam - October 9, 2018 - 12:00am
I read on Facebook last week about the Cebu City library that is open 24/7.
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