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ANNswer: Do you miss the office benefits?

Overheard from Facebook: I miss the benefits in the corporate life. Benefits. Hhhmmmm….. Let’s see. 1. Insurance Pwede ka pa din namang makakuha nito kasi malaki naman ang earnings mo as you work online. 2. Health card Pwede ka din namang kumuha nito. Or be healthy. You actually have the time to be more conscious […]

Facebook Has Been Good To Me

Facebook Has Been Good to Me

Facebook has been good to me since I joined in 2009. Actually, kaibigan ko ang nagbukas ng account para sa akin. Later on, ako ang naging mas maalam sa Facebook. Eventually, I left my secured government job and found clients who want to do Facebook social. Facebook has been good to me that I try […]

Pandesal Wisdom

Pandesal Wisdom

One Saturday morning, Mama instructed me to buy pandesal in one of the nearest stores in our area. When I arrived at the store, I said “Pabili” (May I buy?). The store owner (a lady) went out. I said, “Pabili po ng bente pesos na pandesal.” (I’d like to buy twenty pesos worth of bread.) […]

Finding the Joy of Christmas

Finding the Joy of Christmas

“God heard the people crying. So He sent his Son, Jesus, so that we may find joy. This Christmas, may you find that Joy, too.” These are the words (though not verbatim) that Fr. Alex Balatbat said in his homily during the Holy Mass on the last Feast Bay Area session of 2016. Here’s the […]

What's Your Christmas Wish?

What’s Your Christmas Wish?

Joy Bautista-Collado and I, as hosts of the The Joy and Ann Show, finished taping this week’s episode. We had Nath “FunChum” Reyes and Niña Mendoza as our guests. You may listen to it here. Ang saya palang pag-usapan ng Christmas Wish Lists, whether ‘yung mga natupad na noon at ‘yung mga looking forward na […]

Behold and Beware

Trick or treats, Halloween parties, television shows featuring the unexplained and the unknown. Except for the first two, scary stories had been the usual happening this time around. This is the time of the year when we scare ourselves. Children, as cute as they are, dress themselves into monsters, ghouls, or fairies and superheroes. More […]