Unlike last year, I didn’t plan any out of the country getaway for my birthday weekend. What I was aiming for was just staying at a city hotel, to disconnect from my daily grind and have the rest I so much needed. How grateful I was to achieve it. There’s nothing more I wanted than … More restfulness

#40 at Kota Kinabalu

James 1:17 Every good and perfect gift is from above, coming down from the Father of the heavenly lights, who does not change like shifting shadows. I knew that this trip was meant to be from the very start because it materialized at a very opportune time. Years ago I have been dreaming of going to … More #40 at Kota Kinabalu


Proverbs 9:11  For by me your days will be multiplied, And years of life will be added to you. It’s been an overwhelming and meaningful turn-about for me this year and I’m grateful. Although I still have some disheartening things on the side, I have profoundly realized and saw how the Lord is changing me … More blessed

3 decades and 6

How time flies. :) I still remember how carefree and young I used to feel and next thing I knew, I’m in my late 30s. Not that I’m sad about it or afraid of getting older, in fact I’m grateful for the blessing of another year and the chance of exploring and wandering again, enjoying … More 3 decades and 6


Weeks ago, I talked to Eric about planning a birthday treat for our childhood friend Daggie. It was supposed to be held today, her actual birthday but after arranging with our other kabarkadas, it instead pushed through last night. It’s a simple dinner at Gerry’s Grill but we definitely had fun and the birthday girl … More Daggie.

Char-ish moment

Finally, I was able to meet Char last August 30. I was really surprised to receive a text message from her asking if we could meet for dinner. I was an hour late before I’ve met her and friends Titi and Sam. (I’m really sorry!) I was there walking and looking for them just between … More Char-ish moment

my besh’s day

it’s my kuya besh’s birthday today! i already greeted him through text and still waiting for his reply. he’s in Jeddah and it’s saddening pa rin we couldn’t celebrate it together. anyways, i’ll be seeing him again in a month, he’ll be able to treat me then. he promised me we’ll go on a date. perhaps … More my besh’s day