Wacky Election Facts

In 1927, Liberia’s Charles D.B. King won re-election to the presidency with 234,000 votes. The problem was Liberia only had 15,000 registered voters at the time. A few years later,…

Islander in the City by Pablo A. Tariman:

ODE TO MY SIXTH GRANDCHILD

What a perfect moment On the fourth day of December..   For days now I keep looking at the picture Of my sixth grandchild Swaddled in warm garments Seemingly struggling…

The Family

The family is defined as “the basic unit in society traditionally consisting of two parents rearing their children.” There are other definitions, but this one fits most the topic which…

Emmanuel… the God-With -Us

As days pass us by, most of us wonder why it seems to be that problems and other forms of evil around are multiplying so fast! There is the global…

Surviving Typhoons in Catanduanes

When I was young, we survived very strong Typhoons like in 1961 in Pandan, Catanduanes., na ikan kaibahan na ‘storm surge’ of about 4meters high! After the bagyo, its fiesta–daming…

DOH warns genset users vs. carbon monoxide poisoning

With sellers of generating sets enjoying brisk sales in towns battered by super typhoon Rolly, the Department of Health, Bicol Center for Health Development (DOH-Bicol CHD), has issued an advisory…

COME TO ME… I WILL GIVE YOU REST!

“Come to me, all of you who work hard and who carry heavy burdens and I will refresh you. Take my yoke upon you and learn from me that I am gentle and humble of heart; and you will find rest. For my yoke is good and my burden is light.”

NAGING POGI NGANI DAA

efren ETASOR sorra   dating chain-smoker ako 2-3ng caha uru-aldaw patago-tago kang aki pa hinayag kang magkatrabaho na   sugkod ko ang pagcigarilyo iyan ang macusog na paniwala ko kung…

A School Head’s Prayer

So, I pray, Lord, please help me love the school – its teachers, its innocent pupils, and the community. Hence, I would have pupils who are responsible, God-loving, environment protectors and knowledge seekers.

Rizal and Catanduanes (Second of two parts)