Snippets


  KFC’s lights were all off when I walked past it along Matalino on my way back home. It did seem that McDo was running on generators, after an afternoon outpour knocked out the electricity at some areas in Quezon City. The house was dark, and our youngest dog was […]

Brownout musing


Sabi mo, gagawin mo ang lahat para mas mapabuti ang ating samahan. Gusto mo akong umunlad, mas bumuti, at alam kong sa iyo lang ako mag-e-evolve. Ngunit ito lang ang tanging paraan. Nagtiyaga ka sa lahat ng tantrums ko, sa mga birong nakakatindig-balahibo, sa pabigla-biglang pagdila sa iyong leeg kung […]

Pebrero Series: Letting go


Niyakap mo ako. Hindi ko alam kung paano nangyaring mas gumanda ka pa. Ito ang pinakamasayang araw sa buhay mo, sabi mo. Natutuwa ka at naroon ako. Marami tayong pinagdaanan kaya nararapat lamang na bahagi ako ng okasyong ito. Marami tayong pinagdaanan. Napakarami. “Ang dami mong gusto!” Pero isa lang […]

Pebrero Series: Ansabe



I got invited to CMLI’s 35th Graders’ Convention to handle photography workshop sessions for students, so I made a late-night trip to the Baguio recently. It’s my 3rd time in the City of Pines for the youth gathering: I went up twice last year for journalism workshops at the 34th […]

CMLI and the Baguio mini-break