I found this from a post by my Uncle in Vancouver. The video above is of Solita Monsod, and this was her last lecture at UP. Beyond her message of honor and integrity to be true leaders of today and the future, she sent a message of
Def Poetry Jam. Marlon Esquerra from Chicago. This is what I’m talkin’ about. This says so much about everything in between the lines, in between the generations, in between the cultures, in read more...
I thought this was a thoughtful passage. I’m in the west chasing the American Dream, better yet still trying to understand that definition for myself. I’m still trying to understand what is identity. In California, you can’t help but
Like many Filipinos my friends extend to many cultures. Not too long ago on a warm spring day, a friend invited me out to the Turkish Festival at the new Great Park of Orange County. He said there’s only one of these things in the United
Often I get off track and focus on the BS, like ignorant blatherings over the public airwaves, versus real talk and real experience. This is because shock jock assholes do their job well. They get emotions for or against stirred up. But
One day I would hope it becomes Painting a Picture with a Thousand Voices, if not a Million. In my personal quest to piece the patches of Filipino history scattered about in the world, I’ll start detailing what I learn from just the
Sometimes life flips you upside down and you have to take a hiatus. That was the case for me. But now I’m back. And I’m refocused. Here’s how this thing’ll go. Passthequilt will serve a repository of opinion and experience. It’s open
The reason for this site is not so much for me to dictate, but for discourse to take place. Everyone can submit something, even under the vail of anonymity. The idea is the display of ideas and experiences. read more...
Congratulations to Manny Pacquiao for his stoppage of Cotto. Cotto, was dropped in the 3rd and 4th, but it almost looked like a KO wasn’t going to happen as Cotto was satisfied to retreat for the last three rounds hoping for a one blow KO
November 9, PasstheQuilt launches to the public. It’s a platform for Filipinos to share their vast experiences and opinions and up to them to keep the conversation alive. Participate and spread the word. read more...