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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.
Jesus talking in Taglish? Yes, In a Bible written for millennials
by Paulynn Sicam - October 2, 2018 - 12:00am
Have you tried having a conversation with a millennial?
How do we pray?
by Paulynn Sicam - September 18, 2018 - 12:00am
While waiting for super typhoon Ompong to hit Luzon last week, I was relieved to know that Metro Manila would be spared the worst of its onslaught.
Oh, mother, where art thou?
by Paulynn Sicam - September 11, 2018 - 12:00am
On Sept. 6, around 15 years ago, I was walking with a friend from my office to a nearby Starbucks when I was hounded by two black butterflies.
A Man of Peace
by Paulynn Sicam - August 28, 2018 - 12:00am
On Friday, Aug. 31, Ambassador Howard Q. Dee will be conferred the Ramon Magsaysay Award.
When seniors go malling
by Paulynn Sicam - August 14, 2018 - 12:00am
Go to any mall during off-hours and you will find groups of retired seniors doing their thing together.
Confessions of a fan girl
by Paulynn Sicam - August 7, 2018 - 12:00am
At the launch of Marites Vitug’s remarkable book, Rock Solid: How the Philippines Won Its Maritime Case Against China the other week, I was in fan girl mode in the presence of real-life heroes, acting Chief...
Never say die!
by Paulynn Sicam - July 17, 2018 - 12:00am
The invitation came months early.
Batang Cubao
by Paulynn Sicam - July 10, 2018 - 12:00am
I had to go to Cubao last week for some bloodwork at my HMO, and what a discovery it was.
In God’s time
by Paulynn Sicam - July 3, 2018 - 12:00am
Among my generation who are “in the zone,” the question of how we wish or hope to die is high On our list of concerns.
From sunset to sunrise
by Paulynn Sicam - June 26, 2018 - 12:00am
I’ve always had this thing about sunsets.
Feeling groovy
by Paulynn Sicam - June 5, 2018 - 12:00am
It’s June. Half the year is gone. Where did time go?
The trouble with social media
by Paulynn Sicam - May 29, 2018 - 12:00am
The trouble with social media is that it is virtual.
The big move
by Paulynn Sicam - May 22, 2018 - 12:00am
It’s finally happening. The big move. By the time this column sees print, I should be ensconced in my new home, looking for space to put in stuff I thought I couldn’t live without.
The statue, again
by Paulynn Sicam - May 15, 2018 - 12:00am
Late last year, the Tuloy Foundation, in partnership with the National Historical Commission, seeking to honor Filipino Comfort Women, acknowledge their sacrifice and accord them the dignity they deserve, commissioned...
House-hunting
by Paulynn Sicam - May 1, 2018 - 12:00am
The last time I went house-hunting was 19 years ago.
Old Enough to Die
by Paulynn Sicam - April 24, 2018 - 12:00am
When my mother turned 79 years old, she told me how much she missed her mother who died when she was 14, her father, her husband and her brothers who had all gone ahead of her.
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