I was named after American singer/actress, Barbra Streisand., who was actually born with the conventional spelling of her first name: B-A-R-B-A-R-A, and then dropped the second “a” to be unique. Hence, B-A-R-B-R-A. My mom named me after her because she was a huge fan; me, not so much. And I’m certainly not a fan of… Read More Fun Fact: What’s in a (Filipino) Name?
Nope. I didn’t do it for me. I did it for my cats. I can almost hear the trill of laughter coming from those of you reading this, but bear with me. I also didn’t do it cold turkey, take a pill, use a patch, or chew gum. I began smoking when I was 16,… Read More Fun Fact: I Didn’t Quit Smoking For My Health
Daily Prompt: Static via The Daily Post My first stint in college lasted all of 2 semesters, back in 1988-89, when I was 19. I was a music performance major because it was my dream to be an orchestra percussionist. Dreams change. I dropped out, and played drums in several local rock bands. That dream… Read More Fun Fact: Why I Didn’t Become a Veterinarian
Daily Prompt: Allergic via The Daily Post NOTE: Ok, so this is my first attempt at using a one-word prompt, which means I’m writing this spontaneously (but with much editing and proofreading because I’m like that), as in today, rather than weeks ahead of time, with tons of revisions, editing, and proofreading. So please bear… Read More Fun Fact: I’m Allergic to Cats