Third Eye Blind

Arnie Lopez and Janie Mariano were the best of pals since time immemorial. If you didn’t know better you’d say they were siblings. They did everything together: school, extra curricular activities, and boys (not at the same time, of course…). The two even have similar physical characteristics and features. Both were of moderate height, dusky…

The Dog that Followed me Home

A friend and I met up one late night for a couple of beers to unwind from the work week. I live quite near our favorite watering hole and thus have no problem getting home even when I’m stinking drunk since I live a scant five to ten minutes away, definitely walking distance. We capped…

Ouija Board

I wasn’t there when my grandfather died. He was my grandmother’s brother and I was his favorite apo. I remember as a very young child, I was all but spoiled with gifts of toys, money, and candy. My mom was his favorite pamangkin and when she had me I became the new apple of his…

The Medium

Anton dela Vega is getting restless. He has been waiting for four hours in the basement parking lot of one of Makati’s prime commercial establishment. He has already gone through one pack of his Marlboros and has been growing steadily uneasy. The source of his agitation was not the burly man in a Barong Tagalog…