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Weekly Photo Challenge: Up

Weekly Photo Challenge: Up

Shed you tears away, thou, oh mighty one! Thy trappings cast off I dare, in this season of sorrow so I may glimpse the light of the celestial eternal. Bare the majestic heavens above, At your feet thy humble servant’s plea. In response to WP’s weekly photo challenge, theme “Up.”

Unknown Caller

Unknown Caller

Bzzzzz… bzzzzz… Bzzzzz… bzzzzz… I can feel the phone vibrate in my pocket. Now, who could this be? Unknown number. Who would call me at this hour? It is five minutes before two in the wee hours of the night. I just came back home from meeting with some friends. I was enjoying a bottle … Continue reading

Happy Graduation! Now What?

Happy Graduation! Now What?

Today’s blog challenge from WordPress: You’ve been asked to speak at your high school alma mater — about the path of life. (Whoa.) Draft the speech. I was not given a chance to render my valedictory address in high school. However, there is one simple truth that I have learned since leaving my Alma Mater 18 … Continue reading

Life Lessons from Big Brother

Life Lessons from Big Brother

Today’s prompt from WordPress’s Post-a-Day is Share The Love:  To introduce another blogger who has influenced your own online journey. Introducing Joy Nilo’s Thoughts. Written in short forms and easy to understand language, Kuya Joy’s thoughts are a compilation of life lessons on values and other issues on a big brother’s perspective. Think of it … Continue reading

The Smell of Freshly Baked Pandesal

The Smell of Freshly Baked Pandesal

I feel the gentle taps on my legs as a voice whispers my name, “James… James, son… it’s four o’clock in the morning.” As far as I could remember, my father would always wake up this early.  He would sit up on his bed and with his head bowed he will proceed in a deep, … Continue reading

Who Moved My Pushpins?

Who Moved My Pushpins?

I am not a clean freak, but I am organized in some ways. I post four weeks worth of schedules in our bulletin board. I make sure they are aligned, centered, leveled and without crumples. All the schedules are neatly tucked with four push pins in each corner with no trace of a wave across … Continue reading