Back in sixth grade, my teacher had to talk to me regarding my class standing. I wasn't submitting a monthly requirement that involved a collection of stories demonstrating values we discussed in our EKAWP1 class. It was already the third quarter and my grade was being affected. Being the lazy creative that I am and … Continue reading Look Back
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
I found myself for the third time in the Cordilleras. I actually mean Baguio City but calling it the Cordilleras makes things sound more interesting. The place has become a refuge when the stress level gets alarming and I need a break from the “noise”. Truth be told, there is nothing much [left] for me … Continue reading Back to the Mountains
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?
The significant human and I just celebrated our eighth anniversary. If you haven’t known me that long, I’m giving you all the time you need to let that sink in. Yes, this plant has a partner and yes, he has been with her for eight years. If you are single and you feel hopeful about … Continue reading N’avis and a Kitchen (Mis)adventure
I have a growing collection of books. Actual, fragrant, flammable books. I read quite a lot; it's not at all surprising. No big deal. It is. If you’ve been a poor student who couldn’t afford a cheap paperback in Booksale, it is. If ebook used to be your go-to format because you could acquire them … Continue reading The Wandering Plant’s Reading List
My latest IT project ended last Friday. While it should be normal for me to observe projects start and end being in the industry for nearly seven years now, a part of me was in disbelief. At 3AM, I was till checking my email for issues and change requests. After all, the past few weeks … Continue reading Orexigenic and a Review of “Bliss”