People often define themselves by what they are and what they can do. The last dinner party conversation you had probably went something like this:

Hey, I’m ___. I’m a lawyer. Or a doctor, or an engineer, or a dentist, more »

Pritong isda smells foreign to my friends. Scales flaked off with a cleaver, gutted to its eyeballs, fried in a pan with rice until the smells — residual oil dripping off crispy hardened morsels, used the night before to fry … more »