Over the weekend I watched a number of Takehiko Inoue's Slam Dunk episodes. They were chosen in random -not exactly since I focused on episodes where Sendoh appeared. Anyway, it's not a secret anymore that I simply adore him. Certain realizations arise when you watch a series or even a movie for several times and … Continue reading My New Take on Slam Dunk
Where lies your passion, you may find your strength.How do I identify the difference between these two? Strength for me is a product of consistent practice. It's an overt behavior and in a way it means people compliment you for it without you needing them to or without you knowing why. To exemplify, one of … Continue reading Passion vs. Strength, The Magnet Theory
That's right folks, it's the time of year again. On September 12-16, book-lovers, bookworms, book-hoarders are going to come alive and go to SMX Mall of Asia to participate in the highly anticipated Manila International Book Fair! VIBAL Group has prepared a number of activities that will certainly entertain people and make them fall in love … Continue reading Let #VibalMIBF2018 be your hashtag
Thank you to Joey of Thoughts and Afterthoughts for subtly reminding me that I have a huge responsibility to update my blog. Although, to be honest, he was only reflecting on his own blogging schedule and I just felt quite guilty. That feeling when you haven't blogged in 5ever and your scheduled drafts end up going … Continue reading July 2018 Articles
For someone who had hesitated going to the reunion, I immensely enjoyed the party meant for those who believed in “trabaho muna bago pakikisama.” PNU-SG COMELEC was my safe haven when I was an undergraduate. Have you had those moments when too many things in your life overwhelm you and you just have to do … Continue reading COMPIPS Reunion, June 12, 2018
It's been a while since I did a 'Student of the Week' post. This is just a quick shout out to FAN, my former student from Taiwan. She has received her TOEIC results: Listening - 460 Reading - 415 Total - 875 That's a whopping 875! To Fan, Thank you for sharing the good news. … Continue reading STUDENT OF THE WEEK: FAN
Feb 23rd Out of my excitement, I got to the airport about four hours before my flight. I mean, who wouldn't be excited? I decided to make the most out of my time and stayed at the nearest charging station where I squeezed my brain out for an article. While working on my pending article … Continue reading A Guest Speaker’s 24 hours in Albay
Teacher: Age is just a number. Always think that you are young. Ryan: Ok. I am a baby. Is that ok?
I am not here to bore you to death with how it went --you've got enough on your plate without me ruining your digestion anyway. Let me just break it down to three categories: a) Reading Updates b) Writing Updates c) Personal Goals So without further ado, here' s the list: Reading Updates I managed … Continue reading How did 2017 go for me?
Teacher: Oh, no! You don't work. I can't ask you this question. Jacob *9 years old* : (aghast) I work. Teacher: What kind of work do you do? Jacob: (proud) I do my homework!