APRIL 2020 ARTICLES

You’d think that telecommuting would give you more time for yourself. Amidst the planning, designing, monitoring and launching of three platforms for the company I work for, I got to finish the following things in April: One course from EdX entitled “Human Odyssey to Political Existentialism” Another from Coursera, “Agile Software Development” Stephen Hawking’s book,…

March 2020 Articles

Admittedly, not everyone is enjoying his or her time during the pandemic. But as Gandalf once said: So I spent more time binge-watching Netflix TV Series reading new articles and taking new online courses while keeping myself healthy. Here are the articles I enjoyed reading this month: Anaïs Nin on Embracing the Unfamiliar (BrainPicking) Amidst…

Reacting to Syme's Playlist: Jaz Love 2020

I’m not a music expert nor a voice coach by any means. I only have my preferences so don’t come for me with your music jargon as I am merely sharing my thoughts on the playlist created for me by Syme this year: Blow, Beyonce Let’s start off with this one, shall we? I couldn’t…

Quick Review: Brief Answers to Big Questions

I am not going to pretend that I have understood every single concept discussed in this book. For as long as I can remember, I’m merely an Astronomy enthusiast and the lack of sufficient background in Physics has put me at a disadvantage. The 5-star rating you see up there? That is how proud I…

Calligraphy Sesh with ArtsyFancy

Disclaimer: I was not paid to create this post but I’m explicitly and aggressively showing my support for ArtsyFancy so go figure. Why a calligraphy session? In studying Japanese and in learning Kanji, I began to understand how one small stroke can alter the meaning of a character. I was thinking I could apply the…

2020 Planner: 366 Days

Last year, I earned stickers for a Starbucks Planner (click here for 2019 planner) but I wasn’t able to do it this time. Deviating from my monochromatic theme, I got this “366 Days” colorful planner from Limelight. They also come in white, black, and grey and why I wasn’t able to get the less intimidating…

2020 Projects

There will be time for reminiscing but this is not it. Do standby because I have another post for my 2019 Highlights. lol. Here are my projects for 2020 as the title so explicitly indicates: Puzzle: Tower of Babel The Tower of Babel has intrigued me for as long as I got hooked on Harry…

November-December 2019 Articles

November started very slowly for me then, like a whirlwind, December came and a ten-day vacation with it so here’s a long list of amazing reads. It’s long. You have been sufficiently warned. Cheers! A celebration of literature’s booziest books (BBC) This old article, 5 years old in fact, is particularly dedicated to writers and…