Introducing a new category! Each month will have at least four comic strips made especially by me. These are also up on my Instagram account @lapapelmina_sadain Thanks for checking it out and hope that you enjoy! 1 Filipino Neighbor 20 April 2018 The other day when I discovered that my neighbors are Filipinos too so I … Continue reading April Comics
As Filipinos, we often say that Tagalog is influenced by the Spanish, Chinese and Malay language, but how many of us actually realize just how similar Tagalog, Malay and the Indonesian language are? It has always been taught in our schools that we have borrowed words from our Southeast Asian neighbors. In fact, bahasa Melayu (Malay … Continue reading Find out which Tagalog words are borrowed from our Southeast Asian neighbors!
If there is anything the makers of this film shows us is that they can mislead us, the movie-goers, into thinking that this film is a slightly adult version of “Honey, I Shrunk The Kids” (1989). Just to be clear, it’s not. The film’s setup is not too far from our reality now. Still … Continue reading Downsizing: what can millennials learn from Paul Safranek’s existential crisis?
Nothing drives a spouse out of their wit's end more than dealing with an unhelpful and unsympathetic partner. Regardless of gender or work status, here are 4 reasons why keeping the family home organized is a team effort as opposed to an aspect of daily living only relegated to one spouse, and also a brief … Continue reading Why keeping the family home organized is a team effort
These days, Twitter is not only a place for me to have brain farts and not feel judged, it is also a place where I get my news from. As a millennial, there's no shame in admitting to moving from traditional media such as T.V. and newspapers to following news channels on Twitter … Continue reading Did we just scroll past another tragedy?