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Emil Guillermo: Letting in a little light for Memorial Day weekend

In between my grilled tofu and thinking about the Golden State Warriors , and all the  departed warriors, I find myself listening to this song a lot this weekend.

There’s a crack in everything. That’s how the light gets in.

 

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Emil Guillermo: Why all mothers deserve flowers on this day.

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My mother is no longer with us,  but it’s hard not to see her in every flower I see.

Is there a better gift than flowers on Mother’s Day?

It’s not the lazy man’s  gift of last resort.

And flowers don’t have to be expensive.  Pick the first one you see on the way to her today.

Tell your mom you were attracted to it and mesmerized by its beauty. Then hand it to her.

An open flower is nothing less than a message of love.

 

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Of course, if you find a heart shaped rock in the parking lot on  the way to the restaurant, that would be cool too.

In a pinch.

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Emil Guillermo: Here’s a motivational, feel-good post to get you back in the game

Joshua Ortiz, an American Filipino out of Orlando, Florida, did this three-minute film to lift up his brothers and sisters when they were struggling.

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Here Josh (left) stands next to his sister, Monica, and his brother, Joel.

The film recently  won a Project Greenlight award from Ben Affleck/Matt Damon and HBO.

Need a lift? Or maybe you’re just watching the Giants lose again? Here’s Josh’s  film that will get you back thinking positively again.  Check it out.

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Emil Guillermo: Ears droop everywhere, in every conceivable universe, as word spreads that Leonard Nimoy has passed.

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Sad day for Trekkies. By the way, his shirt is definitely blue/black.  Not gold/white.

 

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