Culture

Fiesta Filipina

  In commemoration of the Philippines' 115th Independence Day (it's actually June 12th), the Filipino Association of Greater Kansas City held its annual two-day Fiesta Filipina event today (and tomorrow) at the Filipino Cultural Center. A showcase of Filipino culture, dance, music and its definitely delicious food this event promises fun and a full tummy… Continue reading Fiesta Filipina

Culture

Pacquiao Wins by TKO

  Once again, Pacquiao wins. Twenty minutes before the big fight, my brother asked me if I was watching the Pacquiao vs Cotto bout and if there’s a way for them to watch it too (they’re in the Philippines and they do not have cable connection). I found out I needed to pay $55 to… Continue reading Pacquiao Wins by TKO

Culture

America, my home away from home

Being among the many Filipinos living in the United States, I am one of those who were blessed to have found a home away from home. America is a great country. A wonderful place to live. The land of opportunities where dreams happen. A place for greener pasture for some, a refuge for others. Unlike… Continue reading America, my home away from home