My mom got engaged to my dad when she was 24.
It’s a story that will always be vivid in my head: It was a long-distance relationship– he was abroad and it was his parents who came to my mom’s house and gifted her with a ring. She said she was crying tears of joy all night, realizing that she’s bound to marry the man she loved once he comes back home.
I remember how as a kid, I would wonder how it felt like: finding love at 24.
I turn 24 today.
Continue reading “XXIV – On Finding Love”
I used to dread Monday daylight.
They bring me the worst of anxieties: Do I get more work done today? Did I miss any errands from last week? Do I have to go to any of those meetings?
I get through each time knowing I could look forward to the night because I get to talk to you.
Continue reading “Can’t Lose Now (a double drabble)”
My soul has never been this exhausted but it’s at its most hopeful state.
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“So where is your happy place?”
I got this question from a colleague from overseas, and oh boy, I didn’t even know how to answer it.
To begin with, do I even have a happy place?
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Eight months ago, I wrote about wanting something so bad.
The moment Bruno Mars decided to take his 24K Magic World Tour in Manila, I knew I had to go. Doesn’t matter where I would be sitting, I just knew I had to be there. I blocked my whole May 4th after securing a Day 2 ticket several months ago. I’m not much into concerts but hey, my fangirl heart cannot let this opportunity to pass!
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