My New Beginning…


1476158_10201063590531954_1003069799_nI’m waving to you, dear reader, from 30,000 feet up in the U.S.of A’s airspace. I always make it a point to write on airplanes. There is something about subsonic speed and hurtling through clouds that make the writing more expansive and free-flowing. Joy and I are enroute to Orange County where I’ll be spending the weekend with friends and some family for two reasons: 1) to celebrate life through the gift of music; and 2) to honor this gift by fundraising for super typhoon Haiyan victims. It’s a humble and most heartfelt effort that started with a very different story. You can follow the story here.

In two hours, we will be landing in sunny and warm California. Buh-bye for now Toronto’s freezing weather. Buh-bye beloved kiddies, all three of them were still sleeping in their warm beds when Joy, my traveling partner/amiga/neighbor, and I left home at 4:30AM this morning. Buh-bye beloved asawa, who I missed as early as last night at the dinner table while having the sweet and sour noodles with beef and veggies. Our resident chef makes the best meals for me and the kids. I’ll be missing you for four days and three nights, my darlings.

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And now we’re starting over again…

Pardon the background noise.  And the lack of auto-tune/ing…and the un-perfect recording quality….

“One shouldn’t make excuses.” is the rule but I can’t help myself.  I’m recording at home on a Sunday.  Oh, that possible pick-up of yelling laughter in the background?  That’s my kids playing in the next room.

This song though.  This song can’t wait another day.

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2013 Fundraisers

AFI Final Poster

ABS-CBN Foundation International and Ms Chiqui Pineda present
Project | Boholunteers Cebuiours + Typhoon Yolanda
Max’s Restaurant
1520 Steeles Ave W, Vaughan, ON L4K 3N9, Canada
Tickets: $35 (w/ Dinner)
For tickets, Contact Jeanette Baron  (416)786-3491 ; or
Ms. Jo at Max’s Resto (289)597-9433

  • 100% of your donations go to Sagip Kapamilya (Save Families), a program under the ABS-CBN Foundation International

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Kat Toronto Poster copy

November 30, 2013, Saturday @6:30pm

A Christmas Concert In November
St. Norberts Catholic Church
100 Regent Road, North York, ON
Tickets: $15
For tickets, contact Becky @ 416-317-2390 or Cynthia @ 416-636-0213.

  • Proceeds go to the building and maintenance fund of St. Norberts Catholic Church