My sister Beng, and our aunts before us, all spent wonderful, glorious years at UIC (University of the Immaculate Conception), then ICC (Immaculate Conception College). UIC is one of the leading, if not the top, universities in Davao City. It was established in 1905 as the St. Peter's Parochial School and used to be an all-girls… Continue reading Revisiting My Alma Mater: The University of the Immaculate Conception Davao City
What's in a name? I hear them ask. Reputation. Trend. Statement. Likes. Maybe. Why did I choose FootlooseTomCat as my blog name? What's in a name? I hear them ask. Without a doubt, I say: "For that is I". I am a footloose tom cat. In the vernacular, pusang gala. Not in the cursed sense… Continue reading Who's the Real Footloose Tom Cat?
Where I work at, we live by a contemporary standard, a totem of some sorts. You are only as good as your last. I used to be a sports writer when I was in grade school. And even when I was already the managing editor of the High School paper, I still specialized in sports… Continue reading Dissecting The Boxing Career of Manny Pacquiao
The last time I saw them was more than 5-8 years ago. I say 5-8 years because we all left the company (Yong Sung / Yu Jin) at different times. I got hired in January 2003 as a Newsletter / Admin Staff for the now-defunct Yong Sung Electronic, Inc. I met Ate Gen, Ate Tess,… Continue reading Continuously Forging A Solid Friendship — Through The Years
I'm sure there was no need to guess what it is. Right now I am sitting on a bus cramped with sweaty people who wanted to get to their destination. Joy and I are headed to a gathering of friends in Island Cove Cavite. That means having to go thru the horrendous traffic in EDSA… Continue reading The Irresolvable 7-Letter Metro Manila Dilemma