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In memoriam: to initiatives that didn’t fly

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New Year usually evokes feelings of hope and new beginnings. But what I am is anything but usual. The fact that I am so different makes me much misunderstood, rebuked, and even pitied. In some cases for me, I feel there should be no apologies. We are all the same by being unique and different in our ways. And I celebrate this New Year differently in memory of some things that died or have paused, like a seed in slumber, my initiatives that didn’t fly. Continue reading


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Reposting Green Resolutions for 2012

Note: I’m happy to have found another blog post that got lost together with the hacked site. Slightly different from the original Green Pen post, this version appeared at Manila Times on January 22, 2012. Here is the newpaper article.


This is the online greeting we sent everybody as 2012 came in. Continue reading