The Joy of Delicadeza

The Joy of Delicadeza

The book is 7 x 5 inches small and a mere 133 pages, perfect for carrying in your purse for when you need to wiggle out of an awkward social encounter, or for slipping surreptitiously into another’s bag when that person needs an etiquette reminder.

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No Turkey for Thanksgiving

No Turkey for Thanksgiving

Give me a good book, tinolang manok and pancit anytime, with leche flan and turon on top, and I’m a happy camper.

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That Awful Four-Letter Word

That Awful Four-Letter Word

Hatred, after all, begets hatred and its weapon of destruction could easily turn in our direction. We, as people of faith, are better and bigger than that. 

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Paternal Instincts

Paternal Instincts

We loved and fought with equal ferocity, each of us unsure of how we should play our roles yet conscious of the need to assume multiple ones to keep the family ship on an even keel.

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Par for the Coarse

Par for the Coarse

What no one prepared them for was that they were entering Filipino macho-land where the rules of conversation and social engagement are different.

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The Pile of 2015

The Pile of 2015

We categorically state that this publication will always lend support to authors of Filipino heritage, as best as we can.

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Backyards

Backyards

Before our road trip across America, I’d forgotten how much I loved backyards. I grew up on a university campus when there were no boundaries between houses, and kids were free to roam the lush and verdant backyards in search of trees to climb and ripe fruits to pick.

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Just Married, Simply

Just Married, Simply

No one can accuse our family of being conventional.

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