How a White House visit turns into a touchstone moment
The first light of dawn was just breaking over the East River horizon when the Q train pulled above ground to traverse the two-decked Manhattan Bridge. I had to quickly snatch a glimpse of the stunning New York City skyline and the stone archway portal of the bridge, styled after the Porte St. Denis in Paris,…
How I Made It to The FilAm’s “A Collection of Memorable Personal Essays for 2014”
Photo: “A Drop of Trust” by Dupz Escatron Ravelo by Mayette Timblaco Geraldino Cristina DC Pastor, the founding editor of The FilAm – a magazine for Filipino Americans in New York, has been instrumental in rekindling my love for writing. I still don’t know what convinced her that I could write. I didn’t tell anyone of my…
TOFA New York 2013 Awards Night
On seizing opportunities in adversity…
What will you do when you are left behind by your tour group? Find out my story at Racing to the Whitehouse without losing my sanity…. and lipstick purse, which was first published at The FilAm.net.