Movies

Excelsior! How Silver Linings Playbook Will Make You Feel

Oh yes! A lot of other greater reviews have been written about this award-winning movie. But those are mostly about how good the acting was, the script, and all the technicalities of what a great movie should be made of. And I don't argue that. It was brave, true and yet, heart-warming. First, let me… Continue reading Excelsior! How Silver Linings Playbook Will Make You Feel

Personal

Alec's Graduation: A Family Milestone

I know I'm not alone when I say this: Life these days has made it extra challenging to finish college. I don't even want to talk about what happened to a UP student who ended up taking her own life because a big obstacle stands in the way to achieving her goal. Money vs College… Continue reading Alec's Graduation: A Family Milestone

Travels, Fun Activities, La Union

Surfing San Juan! La Union's Surfing Pride

On my birthday weekend, I decided to surf and experience the South China Sea waves. The first I tried it was in Baler, and the Pacific Ocean waves. Urbiztondo is known to be the surfing area in San Juan, La Union. Another resort I visited in the same "coast" is Flotsam and Jetsam. Read about… Continue reading Surfing San Juan! La Union's Surfing Pride

Personal

Nanay Writes A Note For My Birthday

Before I post her note here (without her permission), I want to give the readers an overview of my relationship with my mother.When I was a lot younger, I misunderstood the life she and my father took. They married and parented us at such a young age. They were both teenagers when they married. All… Continue reading Nanay Writes A Note For My Birthday

Fun Activities

The Crazy and Addictive Candy Crush Saga: Stuck at Level 65

Alright, I'd like to be honest. Joy has always been the "gamer" between the two of us. She just gets her 32-GB phone updated with the all the apps she wants. From Plants Vs. Zombies (oh I finished it!), Angry Birds, Temple Run and Temple Run 2, Diamond Dash, Car Town, and a whole lot… Continue reading The Crazy and Addictive Candy Crush Saga: Stuck at Level 65