Thoughts and Memories | Armando V. Zafe:

The Chronicle of Catsu Eco-Garden Part 3: Hope and Possibilities

Great achievements start from humble beginnings. As Lao Tzu wrote, “A journey of a thousand miles begins with a single step.” The ribbon cutting rites last May 9, 2022 of…

Thoughts and Memories | Armando V. Zafe:

The Chronicle of CatSU Eco-Garden Part 2

When I recovered from a near-death situation caused by an overdose of potassium, many of my friends and acquaintances opined that I still have unfinished business to fulfill on Earth.…

Thoughts and Memories | Armando V. Zafe:

The Chronicle of Catsu Eco-Garden

Walking at the back of immigration officers manning our counters at Ninoy Aguino International Airport terminal 1 during lean hours, I suddenly stopped after hearing a foreign visitor ask an…

Thoughts and Memories | Armando V. Zafe:

Self- Analysis: After a Wonderful Night

Steady, steadily, we stepped out of the big auditorium under a spell. Not from the magic wand of sorcerer but the exhilarating challenge from attending two parties. A 12-hour non-stop…

My Special Friend

Makati City11 September 2020 “A single rose can be my garden. . . a single friend, my world.” -Leo Buscaglia. If I missed out on friends these days, for not…

Everything, not You Lord Jesus Christ

Outside the church after Holy Mass, my alter-ego said, “Dear amigo, are you willing to lose everything but not Lord Jesus Christ?Inviting him home for my second morning cup of…

Deus, Adiuva Me

“God, Help me.”I am nobody inside the house of our Lord. I felt transparent in soul, body and thought in HIS home. Monday to Saturday dear wife Rose and me…

Memories from my Kumpadre

“MemoriesLight the corners of my mindMisty watercolor memoriesOf the way we were”.A. Bergman/M. Bergman/M. Hamlisch Life is meant to be lived. We need to give color and meaning to it.…

Two Different Worlds (Part II)

When I was finally assigned as Immigration Boarding officer, someone told me, “Angels, you will not find walking on the pier that easy so be watchful and careful.”-Lifted from Part…

CatSU Retirees and the Winds of Change

Genes from my mother’s side assure members of our family long life, if properly nourished. My uncles and aunties lived beyond ninety years, mentally and physically fine with little attention…