When I was in grade seven, I received a call from The Philippine Daily Inquirer saying that I was nominated for kids’r'rrific, a section that features talented kids. At first, I thought it was a prank. I was going to slam the receiver when the person said I was nominated by Precious Basilonia and Anna Arcellana, who were coincidentally hanging out at my house along with the rest of my PJAM barkada. Forgetting that I had someone on the phone, I screamed at my friends, “Ninominate ninyo ako?“
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Posted in Crazy and Fun Stories, tagged fun, Funny, interview, Jasmine T. Cruz, kid, kids, kids'r'rrific, Margaux Ortiz, newspaper, Philippine Daily Inquirer, roger carpio on April 24, 2013 | Leave a Comment »
Posted in Crazy and Fun Stories, My Awesome Filipino Family, Weird Kid Stories, tagged child, childhood, childhood games, children, comedy, cousins, family, football, fun, Funny, game, humor, kid, kids, mean on December 27, 2012 | Leave a Comment »
He hit me accidentally when he was playing in the classroom; I cried. The teacher made him say sorry because he was too young to instinctively know that what he did hurt me.
During the Christmas play, I played Mary and he played Joseph. We were too young to truly fall in love, but I had enough craziness to be obsessed.
As the Toyota Crown wobbled through Manila, Little Ja proudly read the street signs, restaurant names, and slogans on billboards. Andok’s Manok, Aling Neneng’s Eatery, Escolta Street, No left turn–Little Ja would read anything and everything, even turning around to follow the sign as the car sped by.
Posted in Weird Kid Stories, tagged adult, adult laughter span, adults, child, childhood, children, comedy, fun, Funny, humor, kid, kids, laugh, laughing, laughter, laughter span on August 29, 2012 | Leave a Comment »
Little Ja was in a green van with a bunch of adults–my mom and my classmates’ parents. I don’t remember why we were in that van or where we were going, but I remember looking at these adults, listening to them talk, and hearing the burst of dignified low-pitched laughter that lasted like a bolt of lightning. I was confused.