On President Duterte’s First Report After Being Given “Emergency Powers”

Actually, mahilig lang talaga ako mag-SWOT. This is how I “evaluate” events, which I learned during my org days. Best for projects, pero ginagamit ko rin sa maraming bagay. Apparent naman that I am disappointed with how the Duterte government attended to the COVID-19 situation (remember how they said na hindi kailangan ng travel ban,Continue reading “On President Duterte’s First Report After Being Given “Emergency Powers””

A Love Letter in the Time of Self-Isolation

I woke up, feeling unworthy and lost as usual. But then I received a love letter written at four in the morning: Some days, like today, I find myself unable to sleep. Maybe distracted, maybe not distracted enough. I love you. You are always so soft and warm, always so nice to be with. IContinue reading “A Love Letter in the Time of Self-Isolation”

Am Anxious and Can’t Breathe Properly and Angered by My Father

So you see, I’m at home, trying to continue my novel. Pero nakaramdam ako na hirap ako mag-swallow. Tiningnan ko ‘yong salamin and found that my tonsil is leaning to one side. Tapos parang may bumps sa tongue ko. And I have been coughing since Tuesday. Last na labas ko was Monday to have coffeeContinue reading “Am Anxious and Can’t Breathe Properly and Angered by My Father”

Birthday Staycation at Casa Almarenzo Bed and Breakfast

My birthday celebration did not end at eating delicious food at a local cafe. I also planned to spend a night alone at Casa Almarenzo Bed and Breakfast in Bolinao, Pangasinan, and give myself time to write (expect this around June, maybe). I expected that it was near the sandy part of Patar beach, asContinue reading “Birthday Staycation at Casa Almarenzo Bed and Breakfast”