Blog

My mom says I don’t write enough, and I agree. So here is my third blog. I was impatient with the first two, and not as comfy with the computer as I am now. I used to write better than I do. This is my exercise. Maybe it will help improve my writing, lengthen my life, or at least entertain you while I strain for immortality!

April 2016

Tatlong Hakbang ng Pagbabago

By | April 12th, 2016|

PagsaLoob Sarili’y kilalanin Pagnanais, gunitain Damdamin, patalasin Pagpapasiya, hasain Diwang itaas Dalhin sa ibaba Nang maganap ang langit Sa lupa   PagsaLinaw Mula sa kalooban Ilatag sa labas Ang hugis ng hakbanging Paangat, paitaas Linawin [...]

Economics for Musicians 1: Intro

By | April 12th, 2016|

Purpose of this: Many of us older artists still carry beliefs about economics that belong to the pre-computer age. Many of you younger artists may have parents who expect you to behave according to those [...]

June 2015

Guitar Itch & Scratch

By | June 15th, 2015|

First guitar I ever saw and touched and played with was a Silvertone, bought by Daddy Joe from an American when I was an infant in Los Banos, Laguna. My second earliest baby memory is [...]

Guitar Itch & Scratch: Addendum

By | June 14th, 2015|

Sister-in-Arts GB just edited me, reminded me that it was a Blueridge and not a Seagull guitar that I passed on to her. I also remembered: the Ibanez 12-string converted to 6s and another Ibanez, [...]

Grime & Punishment pa rin: Bawal Umi- Dito

By | June 13th, 2015|

Ito na siguro ang pinaka-popular at pinaka-mapanghi na sign sa Metro Maynila. Bawal Umihi Dito. Maraming spelling variation: Umihe, Umehe, Umehi. Depende sa Mother Tongue o sa Mother Ear. Kung nais i-standardize ito kailangan siguro [...]

Happy Inter-Dependence Day

By | June 12th, 2015|

Pag baby, dependent pa sa lahat. Kaya umiiyak pag may kailangan. Pag malaki na’t medyo naaalagaan na ang sarili, independent. Lumilinaw ang kakayahan at ang ego boundaries. This is Me, that is Not-Me. Pag lumawak-lawak [...]

Insecurity Agency

By | June 11th, 2015|

Col. James Makaluluy-on (Ret.) Kapus Palad Security Agency, Inc. 39 Matiisin St., Brgy. Ngit-Ngit Matanggilid City, IP 1168 Dear Col. Makaluluy-on; We would like to commend the night-duty Security Guard (Ricardo Bánig) you have assigned [...]

Grime & Punishment

By | June 10th, 2015|

Justice. Hustisya. Batay sa mga reaksyon ng mga biktima ng krimen marami ang di kumikilala sa pagkakaiba ng Hustisya sa Paghihiganti. Revenge, vengeance, retribution, pagbabawi, an eye for an eye. Natural, emotion-driven ang  biktima. Nasaktan, [...]