2017 was stressful, happy, frustrating, fulfilling, difficult, memorable… I don’t think I can find enough words to summarize my year. The past few years, I felt like I was stuck in a rut. That changed in 2017. So many things happened. It was fun, but it was also challenging. And I feel as if 2018… Read More ‘Twas the night before 2018
At the risk of being called pretentious or artsy-fartsy, I’d like to say that I love watching foreign films. I enjoy watching subtitled films, which is why I don’t complain when someone decides to play a Japanese, Thai, or French film. A genre that I’ve come to really appreciate is Hindi cinema. Most of us… Read More My Favorite Hindi Movies
I’m not an awesome gift-giver. In fact, during the Christmas season I kind of leave gift shopping at the last minute because I just. Don’t. Want. To. Deal. With. It. It’s not that I don’t like giving gifts, it’s just that the whole ordeal of figuring out what a person would like is just a… Read More Fool Proof Gift Ideas for the Clueless Gift Giver
This is the first – and probably last – beach trip of the year for me, since the rainy season is rolling in. I have never been to Bolinao, all of the beaches I’ve visited have been located in the South, so this was a new experience. We were a group of 9, with two… Read More Bolinao Getaway 2017
We lost a member of our family this week. My cousin’s husband passed away at 34 years old, leaving behind his wife and his 8 year old daughter. This experience has caused me to truly re-evaluate how I value the relationships I currently have and how I view life. I met Kuya N in 2009, during… Read More Life. Loss. Grief.
It’s been 10 years since the last time I actively maintained a blog. Blogging used to be an instinct, a habit. But life, as usual, got in the way (when does it not?). A lot has happened since then: I graduated, got a job, quit my job, got a new job, quit my new job,… Read More Let’s give this the old college try.