I found another childhood memory song that mom and Dad had. I don’t understand a word of the lyrics but it just brings back those faint “life in flashes” recollections.
One of my all time top favorite Chamorro songs is one titled “Katrina”, by Frank Bokonggo Pangelinan. I actually didn’t hear it for the first time until I was stationed in Korea, spending a year away from the wife and kids. It became my heartwarming, curl up and get mahalang song.
This is Bokonggo’s… Continue Reading “Frank ‘Bokonggo’ Pangelinan – Katrina”
It’s been said that the homeless are a tiny section of our population that is “invisible” in the sense that we pay little to no attention to them, ignore their existence so long as they don’t infringe upon our lives’ space, and we don’t have to walk among them on our way … Continue Reading “Thoughts about the Homeless”
I’ve been watching the media coverage of Colorado’s recent legalization of recreational marijuana which took effect this new year. Not with any particular vested interest, but wondering how it will change society, how it will stack up against federal drug laws and restrictions, and in time… Continue Reading “Marijuana legalization in CO (and WA for that matter)”