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                    [Title] => Escapade in Bohol
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Years ago I made a promise to take my wife Beng to all the beautiful places in the world I’ve been, so we’ve been traveling up a storm, flying off to whatever destination our aging knees and limited budget can still afford.

[DatePublished] => 2015-12-27 09:00:00 [ColumnID] => 135214 [Focus] => 0 [AuthorID] => 1804847 [AuthorName] => Butch Dalisay [SectionName] => Arts and Culture [SectionUrl] => arts-and-culture [URL] => http://media.philstar.com/images/the-philippine-star/lifestyle/arts-and-culture/20151228/Penman-Bohol-Escapade.jpg ) [1] => Array ( [ArticleID] => 1534319 [Title] => Pedestrian pleasures [Summary] =>

There’s nothing better we’d like to do on a weekend — unless we’re running off to some southern island or parts beyond — than to have a foot massage from our suki Tonton branch on West Avenue before taking in a movie and a Chinese or ramen dinner at TriNoma.

[DatePublished] => 2015-12-20 09:00:00 [ColumnID] => 135214 [Focus] => 0 [AuthorID] => 1804847 [AuthorName] => Butch Dalisay [SectionName] => Arts and Culture [SectionUrl] => arts-and-culture [URL] => http://media.philstar.com/images/the-philippine-star/lifestyle/arts-and-culture/20151221/Pedestiran-Pleasure-Staircase-Art-Deco.jpg ) [2] => Array ( [ArticleID] => 1526865 [Title] => The heart’s serenade [Summary] =>

I was down in Davao a couple of weekends ago to speak at the Philippine International Writers Festival organized by the National Book Development Board...

[DatePublished] => 2015-11-29 09:00:00 [ColumnID] => 135214 [Focus] => 0 [AuthorID] => 1804847 [AuthorName] => Butch Dalisay [SectionName] => Arts and Culture [SectionUrl] => arts-and-culture [URL] => http://media.philstar.com/images/the-philippine-star/lifestyle/arts-and-culture/20151130/Hearts-Serenade-Harana-ng-Puso.jpg ) [3] => Array ( [ArticleID] => 1509206 [Title] => History made personal [Summary] =>

The recent upsurge of interest in our history occasioned by runaway success of the film Heneral Luna is certainly welcome.

[DatePublished] => 2015-10-11 10:00:00 [ColumnID] => 135214 [Focus] => 0 [AuthorID] => 1804847 [AuthorName] => Butch Dalisay [SectionName] => Arts and Culture [SectionUrl] => arts-and-culture [URL] => http://media.philstar.com/images/the-philippine-star/lifestyle/arts-and-culture/20151012/Penman-History.jpg ) [4] => Array ( [ArticleID] => 1501562 [Title] => The real value of remembering [Summary] =>

Today marks the 43rd anniversary of martial law, a time many Filipinos have forgotten or would rather forget.

[DatePublished] => 2015-09-20 10:00:00 [ColumnID] => 135214 [Focus] => 0 [AuthorID] => 1804847 [AuthorName] => Butch Dalisay [SectionName] => Arts and Culture [SectionUrl] => arts-and-culture [URL] => http://media.philstar.com/images/the-philippine-star/lifestyle/arts-and-culture/20150921/Real-Value-of-Remembering.jpg ) [5] => Array ( [ArticleID] => 1480813 [Title] => Border insecurity [Summary] =>

I’m not as big a TV fan as I used to be — I haven’t seen a single episode of Game of Thrones — but I can’t get enough of certain types of reality shows.

[DatePublished] => 2015-07-26 10:00:00 [ColumnID] => 135214 [Focus] => 0 [AuthorID] => 1804847 [AuthorName] => Butch Dalisay [SectionName] => Arts and Culture [SectionUrl] => arts-and-culture [URL] => ) [6] => Array ( [ArticleID] => 1426137 [Title] => The other Filipino values [Summary] =>

During this most recent US visit, I had a chance to have a chat over a few beers with Ray Ricario, the older brother of our daughter Demi’s husband Jerry, and with some of Ray’s friends.

[DatePublished] => 2015-02-23 00:00:00 [ColumnID] => 135214 [Focus] => 0 [AuthorID] => 1804847 [AuthorName] => Butch Dalisay [SectionName] => Arts and Culture [SectionUrl] => arts-and-culture [URL] => ) [7] => Array ( [ArticleID] => 1413530 [Title] => Return to Romblon [Summary] =>

Sometimes the best-laid plans are those you don’t lay out at all.

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This is, of course, a generation that writes messages, not letters; that tweets, not corresponds.

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One of the things I like about flying is the onboard fun that I can look forward to —the movies and the music, to be more specific.

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