Seven months ago, Lou and I rode a bus heading northContinue reading “Northern Skies”
It was cloudy at almost second week into summer.
My mom and I visited my sister the other week. Continue reading “Strangers Again”
I just got off the phone with my sister, I asked her, “When are you moving out?”
“I already did!” she says.
This is the intersection going to her house. I spent many nights in her tiny apartment. It’s probably smaller than my room in Manila but I love it. We went home to that tiny place after many adventures. I can’t believe that the next time I cross this walk, I won’t end up walking toward the little drug store on the left. Continue reading “63-65 Hennessy”
Last week, I watched one of my dearest friends got married. It’s a funny feeling because as students in college, you think you’d be young forever.
And then days like this come and you realise how much you’ve all grown. Continue reading “Homecoming”
“Every second of the search is an encounter with God,” the boy told his heart. “When I have been truly searching for my treasure, every day has been luminous, because I’ve known that every hour was a part of the dream that I would find it. When I have been truly searching for my treasure, I’ve discovered things along the way that I never would have seen had I not had the courage to try things that seemed impossible for a shepherd to achieve.”
– From The Alchemist
The Road to Bromo
I wanted to go on exchange because I wanted to see the world. I wanted to touch deserts and see how it meets the open sky. Going to Indonesia wasn’t what I planned but it’s incredible because I dreamt of seeing this scene a million times over in my head and I can’t believe I actually saw it.
It was as if the place knew that I saw it a thousand times before and that it was just as excited to come face to face with me.