My brother-in-law’s father passed away in November. When his mom passed about 6 years earlier, my mom told me not to come down. So, this time, I decided I was going to come down to support my brother-in-law and sister, no matter what my
What to do? what to do? Tough times call for tough decisions in this US economy. Just thinking of the sacrifices my parents made for me to go to college makes me want to remind others some of the sacrifices they should consider making
I remember when I first pursued the execution of this website. I flew to Vancouver, to check out first hand how things were going with the developers at HopStudios. As I exited the airport, a guy held up a sign, “Welcome Lea Salonga.” I
The video posted is an accoustic version of Billionaire By Travie McCoy and Bruno Mars, who happens to be half Puerto Rican, half Filipino from Hawaii. I like the sound, but the lyrics strike a chord with me in not so much an ambitious
We laid to rest one of America’s greatest Teachers last weekend. Even as I write this short memorial, it’s hard to complete sentences without rambling about all the details of the 6th Grade. John (AKA Tony) Chung taught at Bethune
Touring Ireland in Summer 2006, I loved the country. Met a bunch of Irish folks at a local bar in Dublin(outside of Temple bar tourist trap) and they took me bar hopping at their spots. I pretty much hitchhiked by bar so it seemed at
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...