Enhanced Community Quarantine – A Month Later

“Until you value yourself, you won’t value your time. Until you value your time, you will not do anything with it.” ― M. Scott Peck, The Road Less Traveled: A New Psychology of Love, Traditional Values and Spiritual Growth It’s been a month since Metro Manila was put on enhanced community quarantine (ECQ). It isContinue reading “Enhanced Community Quarantine – A Month Later”

New Favorite Show: Eternal Love of Dream

“Maybe there isn’t such a thing as fate. Maybe it’s just the opportunities we’re given, and what we do with them. I’m beginning to think that maybe great, epic romances don’t just happen. We have to make them ourselves.” ― Marissa Meyer, Cress Some things last forever. Growing up, I remember watching Chinese TV showsContinue reading “New Favorite Show: Eternal Love of Dream”

Childhood Memories: White Rabbit Candy

“There’s nothing as cozy as a piece of candy and a book.” –Betty MacDonald Looking back at your childhood, how much did you enjoy candy? How tempted were you by their colorful packages and yummy scent? Did you enjoy Halloween trick or treats? Did the sugar rush keep you from sleeping well at night? MyContinue reading “Childhood Memories: White Rabbit Candy”

New Favorite: Partners for Justice Season 2

“A criminal remains a criminal whether he uses a convict’s suit or a monarch’s crown.” ― Victor Hugo I waited for around a year to watch the second season of my favorite crime drama, Partners for Justice. I wrote about it last year when I accidentally discovered it and immediately got hooked. Season 2 picksContinue reading “New Favorite: Partners for Justice Season 2”

Rams and Horses

“A horse loves freedom, and the weariest old work horse will roll on the ground or break into a lumbering gallop when he is turned loose into the open.” ― Gerald Raftery I was born in 1991. When I turned to Google to know more about this year, it turns out that it was aContinue reading “Rams and Horses”

Perks of Having a More Successful Older Sibling

“Sister is probably the most competitive relationship within the family, but once the sisters are grown, it becomes the strongest relationship.” –Margaret Mead  They say the youngest child is the luckiest child in a family. I am not sure I can say that with the deepest conviction. Maybe it’s because in our family, there’s onlyContinue reading “Perks of Having a More Successful Older Sibling”

To Grandpa With Love

Dear Abuelito, Last Friday, you would have celebrated your 107th birthday. I wonder if you celebrate birthdays in heaven. I do not have much memories with you. Mom did say you used to pass by the house and visit me as a baby. Turns out, you still drove a car at 80. I feel soContinue reading “To Grandpa With Love”