I had a conversation the other day with an acquaintance and after about 30 minutes of speaking with him he told me he was Hawaiian. I replied to him “I thought you were Filipino” and he responded to me “I am but I was born in
A friend once told me that during the whole EDSA thing, he was in the Philippines and during that time Filipinos in the US knew more about what was going on in the Philippines than the Filipinos in the Philippines. He went on and said
Every since the fight with Oscar we keep hearing from Jim Lampley about how Manny compares to Henry Armstrong, a fighter from the early 20th century who climbed the weight classes and claimed titles. Well, I have a problem with
Corazon Aquino’s Passing in 2009 was a sad moment followed by many all over. I remember coming to work and seeing coworkers tied to their computers streaming the final procession. It should remind us of the path she helped pave at home
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...