Celebrating Small Victories: Are We Setting the Bar for Success Too Low?

Last June 26, 2022, from a now deactivated Facebook page, Cebu-based pastor Mon Acuña posted a rather controversial take on people’s take celebrating “small victories.” TRANSLATION:If your kid receives a school honor, celebrate.If you're the employee of the month, celebrate.If you make it to the top, celebrate.If you had a successful operation, celebrate.If you beat... Continue Reading →

Admiral Gizmo’s Health Chronicles

August of 2014, I decided to adopt a four-month-old kitten from Island Rescue Organization (you can read about it here). Since then, we have given him the best life we can offer. He has been fed well, neutered, vaccinated and dewormed regularly, etc. He became chonky. At one point, he was 8.7 kilograms, and the... Continue Reading →

What Is Cold Brew Coffee?

In the Philippines, cold brew coffee has become popular in the past five years or so after it has been introduced by top-selling coffee chains; at the same time, this is hardly a new way of preparing coffee. Cold brew coffee has been around for centuries, and it dates back to the 1600s, usually attributed... Continue Reading →

an open letter to mr. jun capulot

Mr. Capulot. During your broadcast on July 31st where you were supposed to comment and give light to the current situation of a BPO company in Iloilo whose some employees were tested positive for COVID-19, you veered to a topic that steered controversy by giving uncalled for comments. You labelled the call center industry as... Continue Reading →

Crystal Power Tarot Deck Review

The Crystal Power Tarot is my first ever deck, which was given to me by a close friend during the holidays last year, and this is what I use to read for myself. I have been talking about my interest in cartomancy for the longest time and the superstitious belief that you should not buy... Continue Reading →

cold coffee

i saw you through the glass walls of the coffee shop, your smile lighting up the entire room. i heaved a sigh as i mustered every ounce of confidence i had to cannonball into this uncharted waters. i lifted my phone, screen off, and used it as a mirror while i practiced my smile. i... Continue Reading →

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