IT’S THE THOUGHT THAT COUNTS (Text greeting na Lang Ninang?)

IT'S THE THOUGHT THAT COUNTS (Text greeting na Lang Ninang?) Where have the Christmas cards gone (musical card Ninang? "Hindi pa uso dati yun.") I remember when I was in elementary, I used to write Christmas Cards to a number of my classmates. I can't remember buying gifts; I remember preparing cards. I'm not sure … Continue reading IT’S THE THOUGHT THAT COUNTS (Text greeting na Lang Ninang?)

JOY TO THE WORLD.. Still! (Mano Po Ninang!)

Joy to the World.. Still! (Mano Po Ninang!) Christmas season is here and I'm not particularly feeling "Christmasy" inside. We've decorated the house but the warm christmas feeling is not yet there. Tasks, problems, plans (or absence of), property taxes, end of year payments, end of year expenses, allergies, steroids, antihistamine (ok maybe these meds … Continue reading JOY TO THE WORLD.. Still! (Mano Po Ninang!)

“YOU SAY IT BEST, WHEN YOU SAY NOTHING AT ALL” (song ‘yan Ninang!)

"YOU SAY IT BEST, WHEN YOU SAY NOTHING AT ALL" (song 'yan Ninang!) I lost my voice for two whole days last week. I could still breathe out some words (much like a singer trying but couldn't reach a high note), but was incapacitated in some way. Certainly I was not able to hold clinic-- … Continue reading “YOU SAY IT BEST, WHEN YOU SAY NOTHING AT ALL” (song ‘yan Ninang!)

SILENT APPLAUSE

SILENT APPLAUSE We thrive in affirmation. We love to see, hear, feel, even taste (!) affirmation. Nodding heads, commendations, pats on the back, meal treats (!)- they bring us addicting satisfacti… Source: SILENT APPLAUSE

WHEN “c” BECOMES “d”

WHEN "c" BECOMES "d" (That's Dyslexia Ninang!) I was giving an exam feedback (answers to test questions) to medical students and there was this Answer that caused an uproar from the class. I checked the answer twice, agreed that it's questionable, and recorded the answer of the "expressive" majority. The faculty who made the question … Continue reading WHEN “c” BECOMES “d”