By Peter Wallace
It being the Christmas season, I thought a change of pace might be nice, so I’ve turned my column over to my daughter, Nikki, this week. She had only one stipulation: I can’t touch it, so I haven’t. Anyway, I agree with her:
By Michael L. Tan
When we hear the words “heritage” and “historical conservation,” we think immediately of old buildings, churches in particular, in the Philippines.
Doomsday did not occur as many expected. Amazingly, the world goes on. Sometime in August of this year, Prof. Jimmy Licauco, in his program “Inner Mind” on DZMM, argued that the “end of a cycle” as prophesied by the Mayan calendar is not necessarily the end of the world as we know it.
By Odessa Joya P. Taganas
Probably the hardest question to ever be asked and be answered is: “Why?” People ask it all the time, and in some cases some wise men may get to the closest answer. But most times, silence follows. The more important thing that we ought to realize, though, is that the explanation is always pointless. Because we, as human beings, were born to be curious. It does not matter whether or not the answer one receives is relevant, just as long as someone talks after one asks.
By Randy David
I glance at the sky for signs of anything unusual. Just a while ago, the noontime sky was slightly overcast. Now, a steady breeze is whooshing in from the northeast and is all but dispelling the low-hanging clouds. The sun is out, and I am starting to regret that I woke up too late this morning to go motorcycling or bird-watching.