Life lessons from my aunt. According to Urban Dictionary (yes, I know, such a credible source…), a cougar is defined as: “An ‘older’, experienced woman who happens to find herself in… Read More
Saranovela’s On Crossing That Damn Brooklyn Bridge and On Bad Market Strategy and Why He Didn’t Get Your Phone Number were recently featured on digital marketing expert Camille Regalado’s AnEnspirationaday. To read the review,… Read More
Need I say more? Any other favorite lines that make him break out in hives and head for the hills? Share, share!
Sara, the Manhattanite Once upon a time, I was completely and utterly anti-Brooklyn. Sure, I loved exploring the vintage shops and off-the-beaten-track restaurants that lay across the bridge. Once, I even dated a… Read More
There’s a joke that goes: if you can’t figure out if a person is Latin or Asian, then that person must be Filipino. I’ve heard countless stories of Filipino friends having been mistaken… Read More
Mad Men‘s Peggy Olsen once told a hopeful lover, “I’m in the persuasion business, and frankly I’m disappointed by your presentation.” You see, when a man hits on a woman, it is all about… Read More
On My Gay Neighbors I grew up next door to a gay, bi-cultural couple. As the Philippines is a very homogenous, conservative, Catholic environment, this is not a situation most Filipinos could say… Read More
Conversations with Dad I believe that sex education should start at home. It is crucial that parents discuss the birds and the bees with their children. Kids are smart. They figure out early… Read More
To celebrate La Saranovela’s one month birthday, I dug up an old comic strip that I had created in high school. Before La Saranovela launched with The Secret Art of Sex Goddess Hair,… Read More
Dear Generation Text, Love letters are a dying medium, if not already dead. We live in an age where ardor is abbreviated into a single emoticon, where declarations of love are tweeted, where… Read More
Because men are from Mars and women are from Venus… I present to you two sides of the post-first date discussion. Oh, you KNOW you can relate! And great news: La Saranovela is… Read More
Because it is, of course, absolutely impossible to do without any of these. Women like to be prepared for every occasion. What else do YOU keep in your purse?
This is based on a true story. It took place at a trendy little Italian restaurant on West Broadway, around the time I first got to New York City. And in case you… Read More
Hence, the need for proper sex education. Pass the Reproductive Health bill in the Philippines!!! It is downright ridiculous that you need a prescription to get a condom. Also, I recently met Antón… Read More
But then again…dating can be likened to getting a job. Let us say you are his dream company. He scores an interview with his impressive resume. There you have the first date. Sometimes, a… Read More
Dear world, Behold! My first artistic offering in over 10 years. Once upon a time, little Sara used to draw. She drew morning, noon and night. She drew on fancy paper, cheap table… Read More