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”
A couple of weeks ago I found myself in a kayak in the middle of a turbulent lake. I know. How can lakes even be turbulent? And what is a land plant doing in a lake?! It doesn’t make sense. Ha! Nothing makes sense. To my own disappointment, I haven’t blogged in the past two … Continue reading Wandering Plant, Flower Friends, and a New Gig
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