FRIENDS and loyal supporters of Kong Tarzan Lazatin are nearly unanimous in dissuading the five-star politician from his plan to run for the chairmanship (barangay captain) of revenue-rich Balibago.
TO HAVE a daughter or a son in showbiz is a component of the elusive Filipino Dream.
It is always the hope and a prayer of a couple to be blessed by a child of good looks who may grow up as movie star material.
MANY a career or choice of college course is launched by pragmatic aspirations and/or professional ambition.
AS YOUNG kids we play folk games that ended in early afternoon. Basketball games usually last in the dark. Rival teams demanded non-stop playing till we got totally exhausted. The deal was called (One to sisilim).
AT THE Faculty of Philosophy and Letters (UST) my favorite journalism professor was Joe Bautista, Jr., editor in chief of The Manila Times. Joe was the doting grandfather of Sen. Loren Legarda.
THE late Governor Francisco Nepomucenos was a master of ‘simile’ as meant by lawyer-writer Atlee Viray. After a night of bad luck Nepo was asked how he fared in the game.
AFTER the war we saw the prettiest teenage beauties and young adult women in bloom.
SUNDAY, December 24 was Blue Sapphire wedding day for the popular couple Pio and Auring Bituin. It’s their 65th wedding anniversary.
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