2017 December

Christmas Homestretch

We’re almost on the home stretch.  Most articles we were committed to writing have been punctuated swimmingly with a period. …

5 years ago

Dear Reader

Welcome to the December Edition of Epistoliorum! Learn from the business success of our Fray in Focus, Eugenio Michael Plana…

5 years ago

A Christmas Reflection

Christmas brings back a lot of nostalgic memories of my youth: the Latin Pastorel songs in the the dawn masses…

5 years ago

Season’s Greetings

Several decades ago, we were all strangers from different lands, with varying backgrounds and upbringing, but the Lord plucked us…

5 years ago

Holiday Shopping Craze

People fall in line lots of things are a-flying Li’l Luke Skywalker. Waited for a year Bargain hunters on the…

5 years ago

A Christmas Wish

Ikaw at ako ngayong Pasko Tila ang kulay ng dusa, lungkot at pagdaralita naglalahong bigla. Init ng pusong umiibig Aking…

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Santa’s Parade in Toronto

At the intersection of King and Bay Streets, a big yellow school bus full of kids stopped to unload its…

5 years ago

The Rockefeller Christmas Tree

This tradition is something unique to “30 Rock”, the moniker that produced a 2006-era sitcom. Where else but at 30…

5 years ago

Password Complexity: The Simple Truth

Passwords have been around since time immemorial as a way of user identification, identity authentication and as a way of…

5 years ago

We Reap What We Sow

“Do not be deceived. God cannot be mocked. A man reaps what he sows.” - Gal. 6:7 Welcome back! Last…

5 years ago

What’s Cooking for the Holidays?

Like strangers in the night, the holidays are here creeping at our doorsteps! La Fiesta Dia de Gracia celebration is…

5 years ago

Funnies

Arrested for Laughing A young woman who was several months pregnant was sitting in a bus. When she noticed a…

5 years ago

The Fall and Rise of Dumalagnons

At the Roxas City airport, a guy who just arrived from Manila, asks a lady vendor, “Manang, saan po nakatira…

5 years ago

Fray Eugenio Michael “Mike” Plana (Batch 1975)

Coming from a small town of Zarraga, Iloilo in the Philippines, and born from a simple Ilonggo family, I cannot…

5 years ago

The Demise of Philippine Traditional Games

Stones or sandals bouncing off the weight reinforced tin can planted upright on the ground.  Kids hustling back and forth taking…

5 years ago

The Greatest Gift of Christmas

The greatest blessing given by God to us is HIMSELF. He gave Himself to us without reservation. This is mind…

5 years ago

My Rotary Club Involvement

Editors' note: Fray Jimmy has served the Rotary as Past Governor for Rotary International District 3830 and Past President of Rotary Club…

5 years ago

A Poem For You

I know not what’s best to you to give As you go through life from here onward Words of wisdom…

5 years ago

Wine’s My Respite

It was Martin Luther who said, "beer is made by men, wine by God". Well, to drink or not to…

5 years ago

Boracay – “The Best Island In The World”

This year, Conde Nast Traveler's readers picked Boracay in the Philippines as the "best island in the world,' outside of…

5 years ago

Travel As Often As You Can

Travel is an antidote to our provincialism.  

5 years ago

Getting To Know Your Camera

Who do you think you kid? Are you really a photographer like you said your are?  Well, I can easily…

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