Don't get me wrong. The title of this blog is actually the title of the movie I just watched earlier. Haha. But really, this question has got to be answered at some point in your life. So what would be your answer? As for me, I've been in two long-term relationships ever since I learned how … Continue reading How to be Single
I'm spending my Sunday at home and in front of my laptop. I'm trying to fix my online life, and here I am, browsing through my blog followers' blogs. I stumbled upon Jhanelle Vitug's blog, and thought of writing my own The Sunday Currently entry. So here's mine: Reading Daring Greatly by Brene Brown. Halfway through … Continue reading The Sunday Currently
I'm grateful for the opportunity to be enrolled in an online class and study again. I'm that kind of person who's not really keen on having a master's degree or whatever, so I didn't think that studying six year after I graduated from college could feel as great as this. I'm taking up a four-week … Continue reading Student again!
I wrote this last May 24, but the internet did not cooperate so I wasn't able to post it. Remembered about this today, as my colleague Aidz turned over her files. She's resigned and her last day is tomorrow. Aidz inspired me to get back to drawing again. She gave me the oil paints and … Continue reading J. Santiago
This has been running in my head for months now. It's a pity that through social media, we choose to waste our time checking out how people spend theirs. Is it really necessary for us to be updated of everything about everyone, and anything about anyone? Or we just need that verification that, hell yeah, … Continue reading An Open Letter to You
I miss you, Lola. So much.
I will march down an empty street like a ship into the storm No surrender, no retreat I will tear down every wall Just to keep you warm Just to bring you home I will burn this city down for a diamond in the dust I will keep you safe and sound when there's no … Continue reading I’d start a riot
In January, I felt pain when I got confined inside a charity room in Baler, Aurora. In February, I felt relieved when my dearest Lola peacefully passed away in her sleep, beside me, after battling with pneumonia. In March, I felt proud when my nephew Cyrus, and my youngest sister Marie, graduated from preschool and high … Continue reading My 2015 in Photos
PAANO SUMAKAY NG MRT (with feelings): 1. Gumising ng maaga. Sundin ang tunog ng alarm clock. 'Wag ka makikinig sa puso mo, masasaktan ka lang. 2. Isipin kung saan ka pupunta. Isang destinasyon lang. Pumili ka ng isa lang. Parang nung pinapili kita kung yung mahal mo o yung mahal ka. 3. Pumila. Maghintay ka. … Continue reading Paano sumakay ng MRT (with feelings)
It's been six years without you. Yet when I'm here in this city where we spent all those years together I look for you. I search for you Like a student who wants to have a glimpse of her crush. I expect you To be among the crowd I am in. I wait for your … Continue reading This City