Student of the Week

Student: I take a shower only for five minutes. However, my son takes 30 minutes. I don’t know what he is doing there and why he needs to stay in the bath for a long time. Teacher: Daddy, better not ask.

The Neverending Story Lines

“If you have never wept bitter tears because a wonderful story has come to an end and you must take your leave of the characters with whom you have shared so many adventures, whom you have loved and admired, for whom you have hoped and feared, and without whose company life seems empty and meaningless….

Thought Catalog byline: Prex Ybasco

It has been so long since I felt exhilarated, that was last week, when I got my article posted in Medium. Today was rather different. I forgot to take my vitamins, drink some water and even recognize the place I was in. Yes, ladies and gentlemen. After receiving a couple of rejection letters from the…

Reading Goal Achieved… with a little cheat

I updated my Goodreads after finishing L. Frank Baum’s The Sea Fairies and lo and behold, I managed to read 80 books, my target for 2017. But I will let you in on a little secret: seventy four of those were Japanese comic books. I used to think that counting comic books as part of…

Vancouver Public Library

Inspiration comes in the form of one of the libraries I hope to visit. Source: Vancouver Public Library

Teacher of the Week

When eight-year old kids these days feel like they always get the short end of the stick… 8-year old student : Actually every semester, there are two big exams, Midterm and Finals. Teacher: Honey, when you get older, you’ll realize that in college, you get three exams in one semester.  

ANNOUNCEMENT: Wizarding World Book Club

The title says it all. Coming June 2017 from Pottermore, the official Wizarding World Book Club awaits: https://t.co/WPHQnsarID #wwbookclub pic.twitter.com/l56HGSaoU1 — Pottermore (@pottermore) May 5, 2017 You can visit Pottermore’s official website by clicking on the tweet’s link or here: https://www.pottermore.com/news/wizarding-world-book-club-coming-soon-to-pottermore Now I know what my annual Harry Potter Marathon is for. Get ready for…

Student of the Week

Teacher: Why are you asking me personal questions? I feel like I am under a microscope! Student: You are not tiny. You are just a little short. Teacher:

I don’t wear INTJ on my sleeve. Neither should you.

This article has been published in Medium. Or I better say, I decided to have it published in Medium. Since my vision for this site is to highlight Literacy and Literature, an article about one’s pursuit of her MBTI type is hardly connected unless I give a lengthy lecture about Carl Jung and Cognitive Processes….