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Our cherished gift

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Cal’s birth was a most awaited event in both my family and that of my son-in-law. She is the first grandchild in the two families, and everyone was looking forward to her birth. After all, it took all of six years after her parents’ wedding for her to come to be.

Posted: May 17th, 2013 in Columns,Featured Columns,Featured Headline,Inquirer Opinion | Read More »

Immortal sheen in old treasures

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Growing old in a society that idolizes youth and is crazy about aging cover-ups can make one feel depressed. Why not? Old age comes with some losses: loss of employment; loss of physical strength and health; loss of loved ones and friends; and inevitably, the loss of that feeling – call that illusion, if you may – of invincibility.

Posted: October 8th, 2011 in Columns,Inquirer Opinion | Read More »

A glimpse of home

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My grandson Jacob is now in Grade 1. He is brought to and fetched from school by a transportation provider. But in the previous three years, I accompanied him to school and waited for him until his class was over.

Posted: October 2nd, 2011 in Columnists,Columns,Featured Columns,Featured Headline,Inquirer Opinion | Read More »

Why I used to cringe at being called ‘Nanay’

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GROWING OLDER each day doesn’t normally stare us in the face until we reach the age of 50 or 60—the time when the way people categorize or address us begin to hit us like thunderbolts and make us realize our prime time is almost over. The nomenclature on aging, including “senior citizens,” “elderly,” ” retirees,” […]

Posted: March 21st, 2011 in Columnists,Columns,Inquirer Opinion | Read More »

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