Tonight I walked against a tide of people rushing home. For a moment there loneliness was so real. I guess the blues caught me off-guard again. The noise of the day was slowly dying down, people were rushing home, the world would slip to silence in a while and amidst the bustle there I was … Continue reading Whale
They say that the first step in problem solving is defining the problem, recognizing it. Why then do we tend to cover up mishaps? Is it to win approval? Which one? Covering up mistakes will only make things more complicated in the long run. It's cliche but it's true. Given the interconnectedness of the things … Continue reading Just… why?
I walk a lot. Like A LOT. On afternoons I take a break from work, go out of the building, and walk to the farthest walkable convenient store. I either buy things I don't really need or food I don't really crave. When visiting new places, I normally consult a map and walk. Back in … Continue reading The 6 Types of People in Your Daily Walk
I haven’t tried living alone. While I’m playing around with the idea and dealing with practical considerations, as a Filipino, this is nothing out of the ordinary. Somehow, living alone is only common for privileged kids. I am no longer a kid and I am still working on getting certain privileges. I joined a week-long … Continue reading Going Solo
Some days you just feel like quitting. It’s not because your job sucks or your best relationship went shitty. In fact you can be doing well in both. But sometimes you just feel tired or god forbid, depressed. If you call a friend, they might take you out with them to some place fun and … Continue reading Things We Can’t Express, Forrest Gump, and Maybes
So I finally got a formal writing gig. Well, not really. But it’s a good start and it fits well in my schedule and current brain capacity. I joined a nonprofit back in 2015 and managed to stay as a member up to now. I initially did project management for the IT solutions department until I … Continue reading Writing Gig
A friend put it correctly; it was shocking. When I read the email this morning, I literally didn't know what to feel. But the more I think about it, the more it becomes clear. I guess grief slowly creeps in to acquaintances. An acquaintance, yes. She barely knew me. We never even had a casual … Continue reading Moment of Silence