Month: January 2015

striking a chord - 6

Striking A Chord

Religion, politics, whether or not to breed — some people seem to orient their lives and choice of partners on these (mindless?) factors. More fundamental factors such as sustenance (finding the best food and beverages), geography (and climate), and relaxation (books and music) are our common challenges and pursuits. Naturally, I’ve had to share with […]

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At Niagara: North of the Border

4 days before our trip to Canada, I was startled to learn that my only entry ticket to the country, my US permanent resident card, had to be surrendered to USCIS. I wasn’t ready to let it go, especially because my ever-so-trusted Philippine passport is no good in Canada without a visa. Holding it tightly as the […]