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Rhona Canoy

Rhona Canoy
Rhona Canoy is the president and head administrator of International School CDO. Bon vivant, raconteur, epicure, mental voyeur, occasional Yoda. You may address her as "The Intelligent Loquacious Wildly Eccentric Sometimes Inebriated Honest But Sarcastic Essential B*tch."

The scrooge in me

By Rhona Canoy SO… The thought of going out during the holiday season always fills me with dread. It’s ironic that in this time of holiday cheer and love for my fellow humans, I cringe each time I see someone approaching me with purpose in their eyes. Suffice it to …

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Tragedy of errors

By Rhona Canoy SO… When the story broke about some Tulfo dude pressuring a teacher to either resign her job or face legal action, I tried to stay on the sideline and keep my trap shut about the issue. But it seems to be reaching tidal proportions and the matter …

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Anal orifices

By Rhona Canoy SO… Warning: The only reason I can make the offensive statements that follow is because I’m Pinoy. No foreigner or alien has a reason or cause to publicly make similar statements. They can think them, just never say them out loud. If you pay enough attention to …

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Christmas conundrum

By Rhona Canoy SO… We put up our Christmas tree at home a couple of days ago. It was a bittersweet thing to see it all gussied up and all alit. This will be my first Christmas with mom gone and it feels a bit weird. She was always so …

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Filipinos alike

by Rhona Canoy SO… Recently I spent the day at a high school nestled in the mountains of northern Mindanao conversing with students and teachers, hoping to be able to share ideas with them about their living conditions and their future. I must say that the admiration I have for …

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Flock you!

By Rhona Canoy SO… After 65 years on this earth, I’m still constantly amazed by the Pinoy fixation (or should I say obsession) for uniforms. Except for our armed and military forces who should be easily identifiable, we just love our carbon-copy clothing. Which we justifiy in the strangest of …

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Take your rules…

Rhona Canoy SO… After having spent my whole life being a rebel, I finally got around to thinking about the why’s and wherefores of my existence. It’s difficult for me to say how or why I was raised to be the way I am. But I can’t say that I …

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Agua

Rhona Canoy . SO… Now that we’re beginning to feel the heat of summer, many a thought turns to water. Whether it’s a day at the beach, an icy cold mountain waterfall, the rippling rustle of a river or stream, or the stuff that comes out of our faucets—it’s the …

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Judgment day

Rhona Canoy SO… My social media status a few days ago raised a minor firestorm, complete with reactions which made me wonder why the nerve I seemed to have touched was so raw. I’m at a point in my life where opinions don’t matter that much to me except as …

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Winners are losers

Rhona Canoy …. SINCE nobody is perfect, I must come to terms with the occasional stalling of my usually optimistic nature. And I suppose it’s about that time of year when I reach my frustration point with all the kids and parents but this time around I’m trying my darnedest …

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