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BLOG MUSIC RESEARCH
Features different thoughts – random, yet focused.  As the words write the author! Songs I write, songs that others write, and songs I wish I wrote! My academic and professional research publications.  The pen is mightier than the sword!

Why blog? (Or, why should you read my blog?)

I have always wanted an outlet where I can write my thoughts and feelings.  My English high school mentor would always say, “Write to express, not to impress!”  To this day, I vividly remember those words.

Looking back at what I’ve written in the early 2010’s, I feel funny and embarrassed for myself.  Yet, I don’t want to delete them because they reflect how I viewed things from a perspective of unabashed idealism and a hint of naivete.  Most of them were written during my undergraduate college years.

Things change, time marches on, and we move along.

This virtual place is where I offer drops of my bits in this ever growing world of bytes. Hopefully, some drops will be powerful enough to create ripple effects.

To love is to seek the truth about the beloved

To love is to seek the truth about the beloved If we dare claim that we are a loving person, then by necessity, we should be truth-seekers too. Ang tunay na nagmamahal, oo kinikilig sa umpisa, pero mas ginugustong kilalanin ang iniibig niya. This means that if we dare say that we are loving persons, […]