Pat-P Daza
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Memories of past summers
by Pat-P Daza - May 3, 2021 - 12:00am
It’s May and summer is undeniably here.
What are your best lugaw memories?
by Pat-P Daza - April 26, 2021 - 12:00am
Whether it’s called lugaw, arroz caldo, congee or goto, this staple conjures for many Filipinos memories of their moms or lolas laboring in the kitchen and lovingly preparing it by chopping, sauteing and ...
Charie Villa now a gentle farmer
by Pat-P Daza - April 19, 2021 - 12:00am
Charie Villa is a household name for those who followed the news from the early ‘90s until 2014, when she retired from ABS-CBN.
Dr. Mikey Bengzon shares basic health protocols
by Pat-P Daza - April 12, 2021 - 12:00am
Dr. Mikey Bengzon, MD, FPOA, MBAH is currently the OIC of the Philippine Orthopedic Center, and a member of the Department of Orthopedics’ executive committee of The Medical City.
A man called Fr. Salty
by Pat-P Daza - April 5, 2021 - 12:00am
Last March 24, the Jesuit community woke up to the sad, shocking news that Fr. Salty de la Rama SJ, headmaster of Ateneo de Manila Grade School, was found dead in his office early that morning by the roving security...
Camping 101 experience of fellow Paulinians
by Pat-P Daza - March 29, 2021 - 12:00am
I am a proud Paulinian. I attended St. Paul Pasig from Grades Three to Seven, then moved to St. Paul University in Quezon City for high school.
Another trip to Baguio and this time with mom, siblings
by Pat-P Daza - March 22, 2021 - 12:00am
Here I go again, writing about Baguio, my happy place. I went there again last weekend, this time with my mom and siblings.
Nine signs to watch out for when you’re feeling blue
by Pat-P Daza - March 15, 2021 - 12:00am
It has been exactly a year since President Rodrigo Duterte announced the General Community Quarantine throughout the Philippines to stop the spread of COVID-19.
Celebrating International Women’s Day
by Pat-P Daza - March 8, 2021 - 12:00am
Today, March 8, is International Women’s Day.
A trip to my happy place
by Pat-P Daza - March 1, 2021 - 12:00am
My annual trip to Baguio City, my happy place, did not happen last year because of the pandemic.
My niece’s journey to first-time motherhood
by Pat-P Daza - February 22, 2021 - 12:00am
Last week, I wrote about three couples who decided to tie the knot despite the pandemic.
A tale of three weddings
by Pat-P Daza - February 15, 2021 - 12:00am
It’s the day after Valentine’s Day and I’m wondering how many couples had the chance to spend this special day together.
Tips to boost your luck this year
by Pat-P Daza - February 8, 2021 - 12:00am
This is the Year of the Metal Ox and the Chinese Lunar New Year begins on Friday, Feb. 12, a long weekend to boot! But how does one celebrate when the world is still in the middle of a pandemic? Are there still reasons...
February is packed with reasons to be joyful
by Pat-P Daza - February 1, 2021 - 12:00am
Can you believe it’s already the first day of February? Just like that, the 31 days of January have passed like a blur. It seems like only days ago when I began putting away my Christmas decor, hiding the remnants...
A mahjong weekend with the family
by Pat-P Daza - January 25, 2021 - 12:00am
My first weekend out-of-town with my kids began last Friday. My sister Penny’s in-laws have a beautiful rest house in Silang, Cavite and she invited me, my kids, my mom and brother to spend the weekend there...
I am also a certified plantita
by Pat-P Daza - January 18, 2021 - 12:00am
It began when I received two giant poinsettia plants for Christmas, one red and one white.
Go ahead, spoil yourself
by Pat-P Daza - January 11, 2021 - 12:00am
During New Year’s Eve dinner with my mom, she raved about a new coffee shop in Manila she had recently visited, 1919 Grand Café.
Praying for a peaceful, healthy & happy 2021
by Pat-P Daza - January 4, 2021 - 12:00am
I made an effort to hear Mass in a church after experiencing the 6.3 magnitude earthquake that was felt in parts of the Philippines (including Metro Manila) on Christmas day.
What I am thankful for in 2020
by Pat-P Daza - December 28, 2020 - 12:00am
It’s the last Monday of 2020 and it will be the New Year in four days.
How to make Christmas magical this year despite the pandemic
by Pat-P Daza - December 21, 2020 - 12:00am
For Metro Manila residents, Christmas is synonymous with the Metro Manila Film Festival.
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