The color of love

There’s something about interracial marriages or couples that fascinates us. The first few questions always go like: “How did the two of you meet? Where?” and “What’s it like to have a foreigner husband/wife?” According to history, thousands of interracial marriages between Americans and Filipinos have taken place since after the Spanish-American War. Although suchContinue reading “The color of love”

I have a confession to make

I know we’ve been friends for a long time now. Of all the stories I have told you, of all the things I wanted to say, this one’s the most difficult thing to say. Remember the first time you asked me if you courted me before if you stood a chance? I said NO. BecauseContinue reading “I have a confession to make”

A tribute to all my teachers

How do I thank my teachers for seeing the potential in me when I was little kid? For always choosing me to represent our class during school plays and events, for giving me good grades, for praising me for a correct answer, for encouraging me to answer or argue with them even when I’m hesitant,Continue reading “A tribute to all my teachers”

The American dream

After decades of waiting, an amendment to the Filipino Veterans Family Reunification Act to exempt children of certain Filipino World War II veterans “from the numerical limitations on immigrant visas and for other purposes” or simply allow them to “immigrate immediately, irrespective of priority dates” has been approved by the United States Senate Judiciary CommitteeContinue reading “The American dream”