Photo: the full moon

 When one looks really hard, and is patient enough, one sees colors and light in the way one wants to see it. I took this photo while in the plane to a city a couple of hours away from where I live in order to attend the conference. Traveling alone, I was able to enjoyContinue reading “Photo: the full moon”

The Ladies in White

The white house near the Bian Yek in Dumaguete has always held a mysterious air. When I was in grade school, someone told me that there were “White Ladies” who lived there, and that they were really old and frail. I remember one time late one after whilst riding a pedicab, and looking up, IContinue reading “The Ladies in White”

The rains have come

August 21, 2016. It’s been raining all over the Philippines these past few weeks, but my hometown has only had its share (and it has been quote continuous). It let up a few hours ago, so I was able to test my new GoPro Hero 4 (Silver) outside. I had won it in a raffle,Continue reading “The rains have come”

Cupid wants his arrow back

When I listen to a  song with this cadence, there is a tendency for me to just sit still and stare off into space. “Lost Stars” is such,and  it  happens to be one of my favorite tracks on the movie, Begin Again. I watched this movie, with a former significant other a year (or two)Continue reading “Cupid wants his arrow back”

Living forever

“Letters to A Young Poet”,  is a collection of ten letters written by Bohemian-Austrian poet Rainer Maria Rilke (1875–1926) to Franz Xaver Kappus(1883–1966), a 19-year-old officer cadet at the Theresian Military Academy in Germany. It is one of my favorite books. I have read it many times through and it has always been timely. Although itContinue reading “Living forever”