Plot twist

Kinausap ko ‘yung kiddo naming artista to prepare for a dramatic scene. Kailangan niya kasing maiyak. So sabi ko, isipin mo umiiyak ‘yung mommy mo sa harap mo, ano’ng gagawin mo? Nakita mo na ba umiyak dati mommy mo? – Opo. – Bakit siya umiyak? Ano’ng nangyari? – Kasi niloko po siya ng kaibigan niya….

An ode to compromised dreams Pt. 3: Honor and excellence

While revising the script, I stumbled upon Prof. Winnie Monsod’s lecture at the UP School of Economics. It made the rounds on Facebook some years back — didn’t realize it was eight years ago! Took up an Econ class in UP as a GE subject, but Mrs. Monsod wasn’t my prof. This is the closest…