Category: Sa Atin Atin

Wanting It All

By Myrna Lopez

By Myrna Lopez The London Olympics is in full swing. The determination to win is evident in every creased brow and pursed lips of the athletes. They want to be… Read More

Proud to Be

By Myrna Lopez

By Myrna Lopez I am proud to be an American.  I take it as a personal affront when my America is excoriated mercilessly. The time has long passed when I… Read More

Journey -A Tale of Two Men

By Myrna Lopez

By Myrna Lopez This is a Father’s Day salute to the two men who figure prominently in my life. My journey with my husband is at its zenith, while my… Read More

Romancing the Difference

By Myrna Lopez

By Myrna Lopez Memorial Day marks the unofficial start of summer here in the US. It is a date I anticipate with pleasure.I dislike the cold and the snow. Summertime… Read More

My Mother, My Self

By Myrna Lopez

By Myrna Lopez Mothers and daughters have a dynamic relationship unique from every other. Their bond begins with their gender, with all the nuances and complications attached to it, and… Read More

OLRA

By Myrna Lopez

By Myrna Lopez I spent my first 5 years of school at FABES (Fernando Air Base Elementary School.) I transferred to OLRA (Our Lady of the Rosary Academy) in the… Read More

Pots and Pans

By Myrna Lopez

By Myrna Lopez I arrived inNewark,New Jerseyin the middle of winter. It was bitterly cold that February in 1975. My first impression of that city was unflattering.  I looked out from… Read More

Ominous Smorgasbord

By Myrna Lopez

By Myrna Lopez “The ides of March have come” Caesar mocked, the prophecy had not been fulfilled, to which the seer replied “Ay, Caesar; but not gone.” This quote from Plutarch… Read More

Leap and Let Leap

By Myrna Lopez

By Myrna Lopez ‘Thirty days hath September, April, June and November. All the rest have thirty-one, excepting February alone, and that has twenty-eight days clear,and twenty-nine in each leap year.’… Read More