Just got home yesterday to be honest. We were in Boracay as we conduct the Project Read Aloud for the Tribe Bato (Boracay Ati Tribe Organization) along with members from YSEALI (Youth of Southeast Asian Leaders Initiative). Well, we are there to teach the kids on how to speak American English properly and also... Continue Reading →
Call to Arms by: Smokebear Rusty armor and broken spears, Chainmail stained with unshed tears. Wandering mind unspoken fears! Calling to arms... The battle has lost But the war has just begun. I pace in solemn grace To the edge of the earth I'll stand. Though truth varies, This ship sails and carries on For... Continue Reading →
Distance by: Smokebear What's reflected in these eyes gazing at the stars that shiver at the distance Darkness unfolds the shimmering light that is unyielding drowning the noise of cicadas' chatter In deep despair That speaks in languid metaphors Forgive me I do not know any other way of saying this How we are apart... Continue Reading →
Thing is we are all fighting against the toxicity of humanity. Men who would risk themselves on jobs that no one would take. If there's an emergency like a fire, it's men most likely would volunteer to dive into the building. When there's war, it's mostly men that would sign up to defend their country. When you're in a ship that is about to sink, women and children should get into the lifeboats first and we wouldn't argue about that.
Sometimes, it is easy to be cynical on things. It makes you wary on things that are good. It makes you anticipating for unfortunate events. In a way, that makes you emotionally superior to whatever that comes along your way. Life is suffering, that's the truth. No matter how wary you are it will hit... Continue Reading →
“Consciousness is a mystery that faces the mystery of potential and transforms it into actuality. We do that with every choice we make. Our choices determine the destiny of the world. By making a choice, you alter the structure of reality.” - Jordan Peterson When I was a kid, I often hear people saying... Continue Reading →
I've been wondering about the stats I am getting everyday. There are some days that I am getting as little as 20 or 25. There are times I am hitting 100. I am curious because according to stats I got visitors who visited certain pages but they don't say anything: no comment or reaction. Is... Continue Reading →
I ought to write about hmmm... Something came up. It was weeks ago when someone called me up for a project. It was, I thought a Book Drive just like what we did last summer. So I was much interested and I was also thinking about exposing "my students" to this social activity. As time... Continue Reading →