For Good

I’ve heard it said That people come into our lives for a reason Bringing something we must learn And we are led To those who help us most to grow If we let them And we help them in return Well, I don’t know if I believe that’s true But I know I’m who I … Continue reading

Still sounds Greek to me

“Clever!” I would’ve exclaimed if only I were allowed to make a sound louder than a whisper in the darkened Rizal Theater of Ateneo. “What a clever idea to use the phrase ‘Fool’s gold’ for this story!” Forgive my fixation on words but that moment of delight just happened to be the most valuable return … Continue reading

To him who made me walk on the moon

The first time I danced willfully—that is, without coercion brought upon by my newness in the job (I danced folk years ago during my company’s anniversary celebration)—was when I was in Grade 5. During our Christmas party, I did the moonwalk. To the tune of “Billy Jean.” With my equally fanatic classmates who thought that … Continue reading

Not all puppet shows are for children

AVENUE Q is the story of Princeton, a bright-eyed college grad who comes to New York City with big dreams and a tiny bank account. He soon discovers that the only neighborhood in his price range is Avenue Q; still, the neighbors seem nice. There’s Brian the out-of-work comedian and his therapist fianceé Christmas Eve; … Continue reading