Foreword – The story begins here. Chapter I: Corrosive. I recognized how poisonous my world had become way before I had the courage to do anything about…… Read more “Cheap Brown Bench.”
I think about how much spending hours in my room, escaping from the world by trying on all types of clothing, saved my life. How in that escape, I discovered the world not how it was, but how I wanted to see it.
Mailap, a Tagalog word. (Adj.) Intractable, Elusive, Untamed
Because we defy odds. We defy the normal. We defy what we’re told we have to be. Because defying is thriving.
Lately my world has returned pieces of my past. Manifesting in different ways either as signs, places, or people.
It’s all connected. It’s been about 3 weeks since I’ve graduated from UCDavis and just an update, the reflection is surreal. What’s…… Read more “Connected.”
What Happens Next | Mind I’m an early bird. 5:30 am and I’m up. Sometimes, some of my most insightful conversations are the 5:30 am talks that…… Read more “The Wandering Mind”
I hold one card in my hand. One card with two distinct faces. The duality of my ethnic identity is both by choice and by the categorical…… Read more “The Challenge of Duality.”
The XO | A little note to start, Oh how I’ve missed writing. Is it weird that the outlet I need for release is the one I…… Read more “The Power of Twinning.”
I’ve come to a point of difficult progress. My life is in a constant state of unlearning, learning anew, and building my foundations for the leap forward.