The significance of the name Domingo, a variation of Dominic, in relation to Our Lady of the Holy Rosary has been growing in great interest for this child of Type Six who was born on her feast day. I found another story to share that connects two members of the same family, separated by time, … Continue reading Birthday: Liao Kao To
These words are pieces to a puzzle I have collected over the years. This time, I picked out random pieces to create something for the Mother's Day 2016 contest by Wooden Canvas. Here it is: The day after his mother's death in October 1977, Roland Barthes began a diary of mourning. In one of … Continue reading My Mom My Hero
Mindanao is a virtual and cultural melting pot. Many indigenous tribes inhabit its vast regions. Each group, fiercely proud of their own identity and culture. The Yakans are traditional settlers of the Island of Basilan (previously known as Tanguina). The name Basilan originated from two words Basi (iron) and Balani (magnate). They are a horse-riding … Continue reading Yakan Fabric
The Tausug or SULUK people are an ethnic group in the Philippines and Malaysia. "Tausug" comes from these two words "tau" (man) and "sug" (current). Traditionally the Tausug are sailors, pearl divers and traders. Their ancestral homelands in the Sulu Archipelago have vigorous tidal currents that flow from the Sulu and China Seas to the … Continue reading Tausug Moon Creation: How God Created The World.