FROM MY HEART
A fatherless child
by Barbara Gonzalez-Ventura - June 16, 2019 - 12:00am
It was the night of Feb. 7, my mother told me.
A second lease on life
by Barbara Gonzalez-Ventura - June 9, 2019 - 12:00am
One of the many gifts I thank God for is that wherever I go, when I confess to being 74, surprise shows on their faces. In the US recently, most of the people I met said I looked 54, which sorely tempts me to find...
Times of our life
by Barbara Gonzalez-Ventura - June 2, 2019 - 12:00am
In the blink of an eye we are almost halfway through the year. At the end of this month 2019 will be halfway over.
What lola or lolo wants
by Barbara Gonzalez-Ventura - May 26, 2019 - 12:00am
Of course when I write “Lola or Lolo,” I mean grandparents.
Friendship Deeper Than Oceans
by Barbara Gonzalez-Ventura - May 19, 2019 - 12:00am
How long has it been since our high school graduation?
Motherhood is a puzzlement
by Barbara Gonzalez-Ventura - May 12, 2019 - 12:00am
When did I learn about motherhood?
A sentimental journey
by Barbara Gonzalez-Ventura - May 5, 2019 - 12:00am
I arrived in San Francisco on a Saturday night when it was really dark.
Elizabeth Taylor and Us
by Barbara Gonzalez Ventura - April 14, 2019 - 12:00am
My husband loves to watch YouTube and these days I’ve been sitting watching with him.
God spring cleaning?
by Barbara Gonzalez-Ventura - April 7, 2019 - 12:00am
I looked up from my cellphone into the distance.
Turning Naturalist
by Barbara Gonzalez-Ventura - March 31, 2019 - 12:00am
I arrived at my dentist’s office a bit early so I looked at her magazine rack.
Fun at the dentist
by Barbara Gonzalez-Ventura - March 24, 2019 - 12:00am
The last time I saw my three daughters was at my wedding.
Just care about being happy
by Barbara Gonzalez-Ventura - March 17, 2019 - 12:00am
March 2019! It seems like the last century, where I spent most of my life, ended only a few years ago when actually it ended 19 years ago.
A new cell phone
by Barbara Gonzalez-Ventura - March 10, 2019 - 12:00am
Okay! I’ve adjusted to the fact that I have lost my iPhone for good.
Our branded lives
by Barbara Gonzalez-Ventura - March 3, 2019 - 12:00am
When I worked in advertising almost 20 years ago, we didn’t talk about branding.
What’ll i do?
by Barbara Gonzalez-Ventura - February 24, 2019 - 12:00am
I’m writing this on Thursday.
I lost my cellphone
by Barbara Gonzalez-Ventura - February 17, 2019 - 12:00am
Friday, Feb. 8. I left the house so early to make it to the US Embassy by 9:30 a.m. to apply for a visa. In the car I read the travel agent’s instructions once again.
Happy Valentine’s whatever
by Barbara Gonzalez-Ventura - February 10, 2019 - 12:00am
Four days before Valentine’s Day.
Kiss an Earth Pig
by Barbara Gonzalez-Ventura - February 3, 2019 - 12:00am
Two more days and it’s Chinese New Year! It’s the year of the Pig.
What will happen to the Manila Zoo?
by Barbara Gonzalez-Ventura - January 27, 2019 - 12:00am
Once upon a time, around 30 years ago, I worked for Coca-Cola Bottlers Philippines, Inc. as its corporate communications director (CCD) and concurrently chairman and president of the Coca-Cola Foundation Philippines...
Don’t remember anything
by Barbara Gonzalez-Ventura - January 20, 2019 - 12:00am
It is 9:25 p.m. and I am just starting to write.
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