Saturday, October 31, 2020
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Khok: Always about food
My nephew watched me as I was writing this week’s story. Then the boy spoke.“Will you be my teacher, Uncle Oh?” Pannon asked.“Worried about school?”“Yes,” he replied, his almond eyes searching my face. “Oct. 5.”I thought for a second. “Most ...
From 70 days ago
Khok: Slow and sour
I appreciate a failing internet connection.Yes, you lose your lifeline to the world of information, entertainment and communication. While you’re waiting, you count how many times the randy lizards on the ceiling tap their tails to attract a mate (maybe—I ...
From 77 days ago
Khok: The lighter side of:Jovian encounter
By our trash cans, space travelers from Jupiter will surmise they know us: Tin-eating, and junk food-loving people who have a lust for concrete.We know, of course, Jupiter is an inhospitable ball of hydrogen and helium with four moons. Still, ...
From 84 days ago
Khok: Missing rolling greengrocers
I look back to the days of long ago when rickety pushcarts asserted themselves on busy city streets.Be-hatted drivers of such carts, built with a patchwork of tired lumber and limp plywood, positioned themselves where human traffic was sure to ...
From 91 days ago
Khok: Protocol sandwich
“UNCLE O, what’s a ‘protocol?’” my nephew, Pannon asked.I replied: “It’s not a ‘what’ but a ‘who,’ Pannon. Like, ‘Did my friend Proto call today?’ That’s who.”My Aunt Tita Blitte chortled, but chided me just the same. “Don’t tease the ...
From 98 days ago
Khok: Genius breakfast
Breakfast lately has been full of creativity. The family has been semi-reclusive like all other families under the eagle-eye of the ECQ (enhanced community quarantine). It’s fortunate the house is full of playfulness, sense of humor and geniuses.My precocious nephew ...
From 105 days ago
Khok: Nutrition remembered
Who remembers National Iced Tea Day or Shrimp Day or Nutrition Month? Not I, to my shame, ever since The Great Pandemic of the 21st Century struck the world.I forgot the celebrations that baste color on some days each month. ...
From 112 days ago
CREATIVITY comes to the fore during times of want and strife.Yes, we’re still trying to find a way to conquer Covid-19, and our thoughts are constantly dominated by the fear of this virus. But we also must go on living.Home ...
From 119 days ago
Khok: Linarang comfort
Between getting out this column and trying not to ponder upon the grim future kindly delivered to us by the Covid-19 pandemic, something has to give. It’s another way of saying I was bereft of ideas for today, June 27, ...
From 126 days ago
Khok: 6-20-20 thing
DO YOU think today is a perfect day? It is on the sixth month of the year, an even number, on an even-numbered date and on a double 20 year.I’m saying this because I have noticed how some people stake ...
From 133 days ago