Student of the Week: Alyssa

Thank you, Alys from AlysinBookland for letting me share this tweet. And by the way, although she was a former ‘huntress,’ no rabbit was harmed in the remake of her blog. If you are in the search for prolific book reviewers or simply looking for an example on how to live a double life being…

The ULTIMATE Book Tag, 2019

Suffice it to say I found another book tag–blame all the holidays in August for my sudden prolificness. I got this one from Bookworms Anonymous – for the sake of anonymity, I did not include his or her name. That was a bad joke. Hi, Chiara! I added 2019 to the title with the assumption…

20 Questions Book Tag

I tagged myself to ABookNation‘s post with the same title so you better check it out as well. #1: How many books are too many in a series? After reading Lemony Snicket’s A Series of Unfortunate Events, I have started thinking that thirteen would only be acceptable if the author was Snicket, or if the…

Things to do in Bohol for Chill-Out Retreaters

Disclaimer: This is not a travel blog by any means so leave the trash comments somewhere else–Why am I suddenly being so defensive? There are a number of tour packages being offered when one books an accommodation in Bohol so A month ago, my family and I spent a long weekend in and we immensely…

Customer Service 101

Not everyone can work in the service industry. Not everyone who works in the service industry actually fits the requirement. At least, that’s what I thought. Needless to say, Customer Service is not my first choice when choosing a career because it truly is difficult. How service personnel keep that charming and understanding smiles while…

July 2019 Articles

Define productivity? Spending time with my family on a much-needed vacation, finishing two novels, reading a number of articles–juggling all these with keeping up with my work. But you don’t exactly need to know that. Time to reflect on the articles once again. Desktop Dining Rules: No Boiled Eggs or Tinned Fish As someone who…

June 2019 Articles

Once upon a time, there lived a person who promised not to let anything hinder her from writing, an activity that she loved so much. Well, she still loves it, there’s no doubt about that, but monsters keep getting in the way and she barely gets enough time to write yet she still writes because…

May 2019 Articles

Amassing a number of adjectives synonymous to tiring would be an exaggeration for what this month was for me but it truly was exhausting. Two big reasons: Avengers, The Big Bang Theory, and Game of Thrones have just ended and I suffered from a long and literally draining diarrhea. The 1968 Sci-Fi that Spookily Predicted…

Starting with Succulents

There are a number of articles from my old personal blog that I want to salvage and one of them is a write up on my first cacti, Fuji and Eiji. I was immensely proud of and cared so much for them–probably a little too much. Eiji didn’t survive rotting roots and Fuji…well, it got…

April 2019 Articles

I tried catching up on my reading and writing this month– my smartphone games were getting in the way, not to mention an old flame in the form of a Korean TV series. I seem to be fixated on a number of things lately, I wonder if it’s my age. What Happens inside a Black…