Sometimes unavoidable situations happen that leaves us distraught but we are forced to move on due to circumstances and fail to have any sort of closure.   Over two years ago I got retrenched from a job that I really loved at first then eventually just hanged on because I really liked my colleagues. We […]

As We Gather

I was asked to accompany our local church choir recently and was really sad that I was not able to play the keyboard well cause I still need lots of practice. I’m grateful though for the chance to serve with whatever stage my talent is at. Since then I’ve been practicing and I plan to […]

Beach destination: Siargao

Siargao is better known as a surfing destination and previously ignored invitations to visit because I’m not interested in the sport. They have this beautiful pier that leads close to the huge waves with comfortable shelters at both ends allowing spectators to enjoy the sport without getting their feet wet. Aside from surfing, the destination […]

Bacolod’s Masskara Festival

Bacolod City Masskara Festival

Bacolod city celebrates Masskara festival on the 3rd week of October. It’s not tied to any religious occasion like most festivals in the Philippines. It’s simply a time for locals to come out and make happy around the City of Smiles. It started back in 1980 during a period of crisis that the city government and […]

So-called friends

catch tail game

People are multifaceted and there will be always be quirks that is very annoying. The following are my top pet peeves. Borrowers They are usually nice, outgoing and friendly. Once in a while they will say hi and ask how you are doing over popular social media. They are so nice that when they suddenly […]

Why I continue to smile :)

We saw the signs and knew our team’s impending retrenchment but when it actually happened it still felt like a sucker punch. After we got the notice, we still report for work to complete the required two months transition. I still dress up, smile and joke around. Smiling and just being generally happy is my […]