Across the Precipice

Well, it looks like the hard part is over.  Although there was some shuffling around between the offices of the College of Liberal Arts and the Literature Departnent, it looks like my return to the Master's Degree program after a term's hiatus has gone without a hitch.  All I have to do now is show … Continue reading Across the Precipice


Tie a Yellow Ribbon

I was supposed to post this yesterday, as I was watching the final rites for the late former President Corazon Aquino on TFC, but the WiFi in the area wasn't cooperating for some reason. I was born during the Martial Law era ( to be precise, its 'Bagong Lipunan' phase), but grew up in the … Continue reading Tie a Yellow Ribbon

In The City of the Lion part 2

While it hasn't really been a while since my last jog (in fact, I did a short run about a day prior to my flight to Singapore), it has been a while since I did a nearly nonstop run of more than three kilometers.  That's one of the great things in Singapore, the ability for … Continue reading In The City of the Lion part 2

Hodie, dies meus Vita-Donum

Well, here I am, a year older yet always feeling none the wiser, despite all the events that had transpired during the previous year.  I'm pretty much well past being a Christmas Cake at this point, but that doesn't bother me as much as the fact that, with me being out of work again, I've … Continue reading Hodie, dies meus Vita-Donum

Watching it and Living it

It's been nearly a week since I left work for what technically should be the last day of work, and while I found the little send off luncheon the rest of the team gave me touching, there's just this small part of me that hasn't come to terms with the fact that, well, I'm no … Continue reading Watching it and Living it