People have penchants and cravings and silly habits and whatnot. Every now and then, i get bitten by a me-alone-time bug where i purposefully turn off office cellphones, turn off the lights in the apartment, call in food deliveries and simply stay inside the bedroom. The bug usually presents itself in two ways - either... Continue Reading →
Today started as a trying day for me. There are days when you're putting on a new groove on life, but somehow there are times when certain things just hit you back despite your resolve. Inside my head, i try to be the calm optimist. That things will always be better. Maybe tomorrow, i say. The thing about... Continue Reading →
There are a lot of people who often state that they like math because it is absolute. The equation 1 + 1 = 2 will always be absolutely true. Is it? That it will be universal, eternal and true for all time, regardless of context and application?
In the past, i made that mistake as well, only to find myself burned out and disenchanted about a lot of things. In the end, despite a hefty salary, one needs to be reminded that no amount of money can ever replace the time you spend with the people you love; it cannot replace the time you spend getting to know yourself; it can never replace the little but special moments in one's life: a silent hug, loads of free laughter or even that most awaited long-distance call from a friend.
Note: This blog is composed of 3 pages for easier reading. These days as the local news media is rife with stories of the impeachment trial of Chief Justice Renato Corona, people often hear the sentiment and impassioned opinion of a lot of our countrymen that the midnight appointment of SC Chief Justice Renato Corona... Continue Reading →
There are many nuances in celebrating the "more fun in the Philippines" meme. There is the obvious tourism-friendly advertising and there's the comedic but darker side to the reality of the Philippines, most especially in its societal and political landscape. Sometimes i am saddened, if not at times disappointed, at the lack of initiative Filipinos... Continue Reading →