Büm D. Tenorio Jr.
Büm D. Tenorio Jr.
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2nd SVCC Film Festival: The value of 15 minutes
by Büm D. Tenorio Jr. - June 7, 2024 - 12:00am
If one minute is important, how much more significance can 15 minutes hold?
Cresencio & Candida
by Büm D. Tenorio Jr. - May 30, 2024 - 12:00am
They were not each other’s first love. But they were each other’s forever.
Love is a pot of unsold anthuriums
by Büm D. Tenorio Jr. - May 24, 2024 - 12:00am
It was love in the time of the pandemic.
A letter to Candida on her first year in heaven
by Büm D. Tenorio Jr. - May 17, 2024 - 12:00am
Mang, in a blink, you’re turning one in heaven. Every 9 a.m. of every day since your passing on May 21 last year is filled with prayers because I want to accompany the exact time of your passing with pleas...
‘The difference between the first & second placers is the right pair of shoes’
by Büm D. Tenorio Jr. - May 10, 2024 - 12:00am
Bearable was the evening heat when the student-athletes of Region 8 joined the parade in this city on Sunday to open the Eastern Visayas Regional Athletic Association games.
Mr. C & the ‘Gen C’
by Büm D. Tenorio Jr. - May 3, 2024 - 12:00am
Anyone who has had the great fortune of meeting Mr. C, National Artist Ryan Cayabyab’s sobriquet, will agree that he’s a man of wisdom and wit.
Filipina youth champions education for women at United Nations
by Büm D. Tenorio Jr. - April 27, 2024 - 8:00am
In her bid to break barriers in education experienced by women and girls in the Philippines, Mandy Romero, 23, wrote and delivered recently the country statement at the 68th Session of the United Nations Commission...
Baybay Beach & why it’s a must-sea!
by Büm D. Tenorio Jr. - April 26, 2024 - 12:00am
Baybay Beach in Roxas City, the capital of Capiz, may not be as popular as the other beaches in the Visayas region but it is a shining glory all its own. In the heat of summer, fine, ebony sand wink at the Sibuyan...
When journos celebrate Ambassador Lauro Baja Jr.
by Büm D. Tenorio Jr. - April 19, 2024 - 12:00am
It was a beautiful friendship that I carved with other diplomatic reporters at the Department of Foreign Affairs when I covered it in 1997 to 1998.
Love is gold
by Büm D. Tenorio Jr. - April 12, 2024 - 12:00am
The title of this article refers to two golden moments: the 50th wedding anniversary of my other “parents” in Cabuyao, architect Ed and Connie Alimagno, and my beautiful relationship with their fami...
Exemplars: PeopleAsia’s ‘People of the Year’ 2024
by Büm D. Tenorio Jr. - April 5, 2024 - 12:00am
Dreams came to life at the Grand Ballroom of City of Dreams Manila as PeopleAsia feted its “People of the Year” awardees in a glitzy ceremony attended by the who’s who of Philippine society.
How I learned to write
by Büm D. Tenorio Jr. - March 22, 2024 - 12:00am
The discipline of reading is factored in how I learned to write. Reading and writing are fraternal twins. The progress in each is predicted by the ability of the self to be attentive to both. In the exercise of...
Sun, sand, sea — and art — in Boracay
by Büm D. Tenorio Jr. - March 12, 2024 - 12:00am
The summer vibe of Boracay island was mixed with artistic flair last Friday when artist Christine Sioco launched “Inamorata,” a one-woman exhibit of 15 artworks, at the Crimson Resort and Spa Boraca...
An ode to Jaclyn Jose
by Büm D. Tenorio Jr. - March 8, 2024 - 12:00am
Jaclyn Jose was a consummate actor — excellent in her portrayal of every role, celebrated in the acting scene, flawless in her ubiquitous monotone dialogue.
Always on my mind
by Büm D. Tenorio Jr. - March 1, 2024 - 12:00am
Memories are powerful; they are their own life. In moments when I feel the gloom, I bank on memories.
Nara: A dance on the tastebuds
by Büm D. Tenorio Jr. - February 23, 2024 - 12:00am
Eating a good meal is like reciting poetry. The flavors of the food become a dance on the tastebuds.
‘A banana a day makes your colon smile’ & other ways of healthy self-love
by Büm D. Tenorio Jr. - February 16, 2024 - 12:00am
To love the self is to take good care of a masterpiece of God.
When ruby is golden
by Büm D. Tenorio Jr. - February 9, 2024 - 12:00am
Every reunion is a magical experience. The moment becomes golden — even if it is a ruby jubilee.
My father never told me he loved me
by Büm D. Tenorio Jr. - January 26, 2024 - 12:00am
It was in his laughter — crisp and crusty. He did not leave an inheritance but he left a legacy of a life that should be lived with happiness. In the little that he could afford to give for his family’s...
The beautiful sisterhood of Nenita & Candida
by Büm D. Tenorio Jr. - January 19, 2024 - 12:00am
My mother found a best friend in her eldest sister Nenita.
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