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The Aftermath of Typhoon Glenda and a Few Silver Linings

It’s been a trying week for many citizens here in Southern Luzon, Philippines after Typhoon Glenda struck many cities and provinces. There wasn’t as many casualties as compared to the wrath of Ondoy or Yolanda, but it still left numerous damages everywhere. 1,034 more words

Life Musings

Do You See a Storm Brewing?

Last week I was sitting outside of a Starbucks, drinking my coffee and sermonizing.  It was a particularly beautiful day, shaming anyone who preferred to be inside.   162 more words

Life Musings

In the unposted letter


In the unposted letter
patterned with tiny birds
and rows of tiny fishes,
I refine the matter.

A tight little poem inspired by one of my favourite occupations, letter writing. 137 more words


The Haunting Dream

It’s the dream again. The same dream that haunts me for years. Only now the people around us and the scene is different. But the face still remains- it’s him again. 494 more words

Life Musings

MH17 – how do these bastards do such things?

My heart goes out to the loved ones of everyone on MH17. I have a minor connection to the tragedy in that the sister of my ex-sister-in-law and beloved Aunty to two of my nephews was on the plane. 792 more words


Real friendship is a pilgrimage. (SC #6)

Anita Brookner once said that “real love is a pilgrimage.”

You know what, guys? So is friendship.

I’ve never fully appreciated this idea as much as I do today. 509 more words

This Is Real Life.

IQ84 and Control

Stars: 3 out of 5

I just finished reading IQ84 and cannot get my mind off the story. I feel like the book ended so abruptly, leaving so many loose ends and unfinished business, that I had to flip past all the publication info and “questions for discussion” section just to make sure that it was really over. 711 more words

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