God resides in Reposo
by Büm D. Tenorio Jr. - July 9, 2021 - 12:00am
Out of the ordinariness of the day, something extraordinary happens when I bike.
The art of reselling: For goodness’ cake!
by Büm D. Tenorio Jr. - June 25, 2021 - 12:00am
Ever heard that resilience tastes sweet? Here’s how.
Daddy’s little girl
by Büm D. Tenorio Jr. - June 18, 2021 - 12:00am
Remedios Salud Tesoro Guerrero, “Reesa” to her friends, knows she will always be her Daddy’s little girl.
My two brothers, one fully jabbed, got COVID
by Büm D. Tenorio Jr. - June 11, 2021 - 12:00am
COVID-19, even if it is mild, is a cause for alarm. But like all challenges, a silver lining looms and the prospect to hope for better days is real.
Batchoy for Mother’s Day
by Büm D. Tenorio Jr. - May 14, 2021 - 12:00am
She refused to be spoiled on Mother’s Day so last Sunday went by as usual. Instead of her children pampering her, Nanay indulged us with her kitchen wizardry, her language of love.
To love the kitchen
by Büm D. Tenorio Jr. - April 30, 2021 - 12:00am
Love, in all forms, is an ingredient for success. Love for life. Love for self. Love for one’s beloved.
Make room for happy spaces
by Büm D. Tenorio Jr. - April 23, 2021 - 12:00am
Every adversity is a great teacher. This pandemic is a global classroom where people who sink learn to swim.
My ‘little sister’ Alex disinvited me to her wedding
by Büm D. Tenorio Jr. - April 16, 2021 - 12:00am
If it were ordinary times and my “little sister” Alex Alimagno disinvited me on her wedding day, that would have broken my heart.
Boracay will bounce back
by Büm D. Tenorio Jr. - February 12, 2021 - 12:00am
The stretch of white sand on the island of Boracay from Station 1 to Station 3, over four kilometers long, gleams like pave diamonds under the desiccating sun.
‘Good morning, mga suki!’
by Büm D. Tenorio Jr. - January 29, 2021 - 12:00am
The couple that cooks and sells food together lives a happy life together.
My father, my cheerleader
by Büm D. Tenorio Jr. - January 22, 2021 - 12:00am
His silent gaze is the pompom I miss each time I think of him, which is every day. His creased smile is the upbeat music I miss playing in my mind.
Rachy Cuna: The art of healing
by Büm D. Tenorio Jr. - December 18, 2020 - 12:00am
If artists have the power to heal the world in the time of the pandemic, multi-faceted artist Rachy Cuna is a conduit of healing.
A second chance at life
by Büm D. Tenorio Jr. - December 11, 2020 - 12:00am
What is the value of a phone call?
Joyful Christmas
by Büm D. Tenorio Jr. - December 4, 2020 - 12:00am
In uncertain times, the certainty of Christmas is a balm to the soul that has been afraid of the virus for nine months now.
by Büm D. Tenorio Jr. - November 27, 2020 - 12:00am
I am most introspective in November, my birth month. I just turned 49 yet I feel my heart is that of a 19-year-old.
A shirt story
by Büm D. Tenorio Jr. - October 2, 2020 - 12:00am
Success is sweet yet it comes with a huge responsibility. When it is shared, it becomes an inspiration to those who receive the blessing.
Young warriors of change
by Büm D. Tenorio Jr. - September 25, 2020 - 12:00am
There’s so much hope in the youth. In times when many “young once” have seemingly lost hope in the young ones because of the latter’s perceived self-entitlement, here come Chelsea Uy and Isabela...
Falling in love with Gameboys
by Büm D. Tenorio Jr. - September 18, 2020 - 12:00am
Falling in love is easy. Finding the spark is rare. But to those who fall in love and keep the spark alive, the feeling is divine.
How my father loved me
by Büm D. Tenorio Jr. - September 11, 2020 - 12:00am
You would have been 85 on Monday, Pang. This early, I’m excited to celebrate your birthday with the whole family.
In the time of the pandemic, how far can your P50 go?
by Büm D. Tenorio Jr. - September 4, 2020 - 12:00am
Kindness is the silver lining of these uncertain times. When people are kind, it seems like half the battle against coronavirus is won.
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