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Sampung Segundo

A week ago, I added a new section called Love Local and posted my very first poem written in our national language, Filipino. It was heartwarming and fulfilling that I was able to embark on a new journey of exploring Philippines’ literature through poetry. 314 more words


Georgia O'Keeffe: The Accidental Sex Symbol

During the turn of the 20th century, two major things were happening for women: feminism and sexuality. The role of women in society was expanding. Also, Sigmund Freud’s ideas on sexuality became increasingly prominent. 1,018 more words


The 1st week of Black History Month 2016

These first 5 days of February have been the most informative of Black History than any year celebrated thus far.  I believe because of the numerous shootings in the hands of police officers and whites that have increased over the last 5 years towards African Americans- we have a long overdue sense of urgency that has now increased to a serve emergency and even the silent are speaking their voice. 338 more words


Apollo 14 Astronaut Edgar Mitchell Died

Time: 11:27 p.m. CEST

Edgar Mitchell photographed on the surface of the moon. Mitchell is one of 12 men to walk on the moon. #Apollo14…

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Aid Workers Fear Possible Fall of Aleppo Under Government Siege

Time: 10:23 p.m. CEST

Turkish Prime Minister Ahmet Davutoglu said 15,000 people fleeing Aleppo are at the Turkey border. 

Video shows Syrian refugees piling up at Turkish border after fleeing Russia-backed Assad offensive in…

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moment #1

I sit perched on the cart container railings outside of world market, savoring dark chocolate with pieces of strawberries and Himalayan pink salt scattered throughout it. 187 more words


My VDay Playlist

Since this month’s the famous “Love Month”, I believe that almost all of us are into the idea of going off somewhere romantic with your partner or special someone. 377 more words