The secret
by JOSE DALISAY - September 26, 2022 - 12:00am
"Lolo, Lolo, was martial law really bad? We took it up in class today!”
No garage, no car
by JOSE DALISAY - September 19, 2022 - 12:00am
Jhun-Jhun could barely contain himself as he stepped into the house dangling a pair of shiny keys before him. His mother looked at him; his father saw the keys.
The extraordinary Vice Mayor Koo
by JOSE DALISAY - September 12, 2022 - 12:00am
“Papa, Papa! What does ‘consanguinity’ mean?”
A rhetorical question
by JOSE DALISAY - September 5, 2022 - 12:00am
Teacher Lenlen’s chest swelled with pride when she opened the door to her 8th grade classroom in Gen. Pupu Noknok Elementary School in the town of Bugbugan, province of Kalamias, in the People’s Democratic...
Subversive sisters having fun
by JOSE DALISAY - August 29, 2022 - 12:00am
"Why is it,” asked Sister Edwige as she threw a couple of green chips into the pot to call Sister Augustinha’s raise, “that every time we nuns have a little bit of fun, someone out there screams...
The book convention
by JOSE DALISAY - August 22, 2022 - 12:00am
The annual convention of the National Association for the Advancement of Books of the Democratic Republic of Kawefo was about to begin, and after a rowdy rendition of the National Hymn that was sung in two keys when...
Trouble in Cowlandia
by JOSE DALISAY - August 15, 2022 - 12:00am
(Some of you may have noticed that since last week, and with my editor’s indulgence, I changed the title of this column from “Hindsight,” which I took the liberty of inheriting from Manong Frankie...
Maiden speech
by JOSE DALISAY - August 8, 2022 - 12:00am
The freshman senator was worried. The Hon. Victor M. Dooley was due to deliver his maiden speech on the Senate floor in a week, and he still hadn’t come up with a brilliant idea to wow the media with, to assure...
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