Another Happy Place

My friend asked me, what did you want to see in Virginia? And I said, “I don’t know.” Lately, that seemed to have been my common response to many things – “I don’t know.” It was the most honest response I could think of most especially since I did not want to tire myself with a lengthy explanation … [Read more...]

This Trip Up North (Part 1)

While on the phone with my friend last night (planning ‘Bahamas’ and weighing the consequences of sending my passport so my visa can be processed), she interjected asking me how many states I have covered so far. I thought, maybe nine or ten. I have been keeping track of the states I have visited … [Read more...]

Wind Me Up

When the plane landed, Velma (yes, the Velma Kelly in the musical ‘Chicago’) started drumming her solo in my head --- “C'mon Babe, why don't we paint the town... And all that Jazz. I'm gonna rouge my knees and roll my stockings down... And all that Jazz. Start the car I know a whoopie … [Read more...]

Extension of Contract

I waited the other day. I waited for that one call that never came. Of course, it will not come. My father is dead so it’s only rational to not expect but I waited anyway. Like how one waits for unrequited love. You know it’s not coming but the hope is there anyway. Crazy. There was no birthday eve … [Read more...]

I Refuse To Be A Victim

Just recently I posted a long rant in facebook about an incident that happened to me at a local mall in Butuan City and I was pissed – pissed beyond compare. I still am. I have grown tired of women being made victims by hooligans (even by juvenile ones) just because we were always known as easy … [Read more...]