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Filipinas living a positive life

Pinay Organizing in Austin

I grew up in the Bay Area, California. I started to work with other Pinays through the Filipino Youth Coalition (FYC) around the age of 12. During college, I worked alongside various progressive groups that addressed and challenged issues in San Francisco Pilipino communities. Issues ranged from the overwhelming domestic (more…)Read More

Kabuhayan na Dalisay

(pure life) Kabuhayan na Dalisay I love—-to watch meteor showers while laying down in grass in sleeping bags. Slowing down to just breathe, feel the air on my skin, and the air flowing in and out of me. Sleeping in and cozying up on rainy days listening to the water (more…)Read More

Life Motivates

What motivates you in life? I love to make people feel good about themselves, at work, in class, conversation or chance encounters. I really do love people—-we all have this beauty and light within, waiting to be uncovered, layers peeling away to make a little opening, a door sometimes flung (more…)Read More

the low down

The low down. Moment to moment, do you choose happiness over misery? Do you believe that loving one another doesn’t mean owning or controlling one another? Do you like being close and intimate with someone, but can let them be their own person and do their own thing? Are you (more…)Read More

A tribute to Imelda Marcos, “here lies love” by David Bryne

On my way home from the Babaylan Conference in April, I was listening to the Public Broadcast Station Radio (a treat for me because the kids weren’t in the car) I was feeling very PILIPINA from the events of the day. Reliving moments, connections I made from fellow Babaylan, feelings (more…)Read More

Pista Sa Nayon

June 5th, also my husband birthday. I have spent the last few weeks cramming in as much art as possible, not completing all the pieces I wanted to put out there. I did a few pieces that I was sure was a hit. Managing my families needs in May and (more…)Read More

Do Filipina Stereotypes Control You?

Are you ashamed to be a filipina? you’ve been disempowered then. so take back your power, already! I am glad to know that there are many, many filipinos who are proud of being who they are. there is a little thrill within me when i see this in the mother (more…)Read More

Dating Google Ads! Oh no!

Dear Members, Dating Google Ads! Oh no! It is 7:15 AM on Friday, June 4, 2010 and I discovered all these dating site ads throughout the site. That is so wrong and I want to apologize for that. many many apologies to you all. I am working as fast as (more…)Read More

My first blog ever

See through the eyes of a Fil-Am Artist struggling to make it through the day… Today is a good day, I’m getting ready for the Pista Sa Nayon celebration in Vallejo 6/5/10. I am sooo far behind it’s crazy but bahala na, let me play on the blog for a (more…)Read More

A Product Advertorial for Sponsors

A message to our sponsors: You can promote your company with a feature-style advertorial such as this page where you can place uses images of your products along with your promotional copy. Sample product image can be displayed here with your copy. All the images can link to specific pages at your company’s website.   (more…)Read More