Archive | June, 2013

The power in saying no

Music playing:  Perfect Day by The Constellations Not too long ago (maybe a month and a half back), I got called in for an interview in this big, long running corporation. I applied for this job because it was titled as a part-time one. With my flexible working hours, I thought to myself, why not? […]

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Open letter to: manong taxi driver

Song playing: Chasing Pavements by Adele Isang liham sa mga minamahal kong Metro Manila taxi drivers: *Sinulat ko ‘to sa English pero naisip ko na masmabibigyan ko siyang hustisya kung isulat ko sa Tagalog. (Former English version here) Alam mo isa sa mga pinakamasakit na pwedeng pagdaanan ng isang tao sa kanyang buhay ay kabiguan. […]

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Namnam (Comfort Filipino Food)

There’s really not much to say about how my boyfriend and I ended up in Namnam. All we needed was to remember the words “comfort food” and our feet led us there. It was a stressful week – we both barely get enough sleep (maybe 4 hours max) and there was just too much work. […]

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The Beauty of Letting Go

Music playing: You Gotta Be by Des’ree When I was a teenager, I remember trying out almost everything that everyone was trying out. Take for example facial cleansers. I bought this popular facial wash just because that was the “in” product then — all the local and foreign teen magazines advertised it, the celebrities endorsed […]

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Pino Resto Bar

A few weeks ago, one of my good friends from high school came back from the States to see her sister who recently got married. I haven’t seen this friend for a while and so I wanted to take her to somewhere she’s never been before — so scratch all the new restaurant franchises that […]

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