I was away from the blogosphere yet again. Things have been so hectic lately that I can barely catch my breath. There’s so much I wanted to say but I don’t know where to start. Maybe I should give you a quick update about my life lately: I left Cebu for good last February. It … More A Quick Life Update (I have a new blog)
A word of caution before you proceed. This will be a long post. If you’ve been following me for years, you might notice this one is the longest yet. I’m also going to talk about something I’ve never talked about before. So, if you’re not up to it, you may skip this. No hard feelings. … More Of Rediscovering Old Loves
The silence hung heavy in the air
And between them was a gulf
Of words left unsaid
… More How Some Love Go
Hey, I’m back. It’s been a while. Was it a year ago since I last posted in this space? Maybe you’re wondering where I went to or what I was up to. As for the first question, I’m still stuck in the same city where I was eight years ago. Sometimes I suspect I’ve taken … More Hello, It’s Been a While
It’s curious how some truths creep up on you during the lulls of the day, like how you feel too much and could have easily destroyed yourself, if you let it. How fragile are the threads holding you together, how temporary. How every minute feels like you’re buying time. And sometimes how rare moments, like … More A Snippet from My Chaotic Mind
I was scrolling through my IG feed when I stumbled upon a post thanking Mary Oliver. My heart broke a little when I read on and discovered that she died on January 17. Her poems are a balm to the soul. This gem of a poem will always resonate with me so much. Mysteries, … More So Long, Mary Oliver
Listen. Do you hear the warble of meadow larks?
The sweet gush of spring nearby? … More A Brief Interlude
So much for resolutions. … More And So We Begin Again
Then and now seem to morph into each other that I sometimes cling madly to each passing moment. Now another year marks my time on earth. The past 12 months have been a rollercoaster ride and they have passed by in one happy blur. I choose happy because even though the lows frequently visited, the … More 27 Realisations after 27 Revolutions Around the Sun
From the brilliant mind of Salman Rushdie: Knowledge is both a delight and an explosive minefield; both a liberation and a trap. This quote from Luka and the Fire of Life invites a little pondering. It resonates with me so much because I do see knowledge in exactly the same way – both a … More Knowledge: Blessing Or Burden?