Friday, February 20, 2009

2/20/09 2:24 AM

I finally had my hair cut. It's been about a year and a half since I last did.

Jef suggested I have it curled a bit on the lower portions, Tita Nel was asking if I wanted it layered.

I went just for the plain straight haircut. That was about 4 or 5 inches chopped off my head.

--Not so much for my hair which has reached a little beyond waist length.

You see, i promised to myself that I will not have it cut even a bit unless.....(the text won't print here) and it was a long-dragged affair too little really to have been given importance and it is now funny to me that it took me this long to accept it.

Done and over with. I'm sleeping.

Tuesday, February 17, 2009

When you're a writer and a dyslexic

The most difficult tihng for wirters is to wrtie,
but for dyslexcis, it is to more than twice the challenge! :))

When I was in college, I worked as feature editor of a campus publication. I also joined a number of contests and was considered a champion, even when I wasn't always the biggest winner.

I'm good at spelling, that is a strength that my teachers have always seen in me since grade school.

But when during a poll for the university and college student council, I was casting my vote and signing to my name, a wryly teacher who was commissioned to watch the polls shouted at me:


pointing hardly at the numbers i wrote: I got it all wrong, but I was sure to have written it right. but when I checked, the numbers are interchanged. It was humiliating. Everybody in the room heard it. The thing is, nobody except me has ever really noticed that I was experiencing symptoms of it.

I OUCHED n the name of my editorship, by the certificates I have at home that says I am Best in Spelling in my batch.

I stared at that teacher with blank eyes and as I turned away, I said in an audible voice,

Einstein was a dyslexic, so what if I am??

That wasn't very good mannered all right and I realized that immediately after but what I'm saying now is that, I've come to the point of acceptance and I've been struggling through it, but since I don't have medical or scientific records to prove, I am good as not. Hahaha.

Monday, February 16, 2009

Spring Cleaning

I'm clearing my inboxes today.

Removing every hard to part with message that just shouldn't be kept any further.

Sometimes, when you meet people and become well associated unto each other, you begin to cherish the other....but a lot of times, for somebody who wants to do it right, some will have to be let go.

There is a definite pain in saying good bye, but despite of it, to be saved from future troubles and the multiplication of the suffering, it is best to give in to what is right at the most opportune time.

Saturday, February 14, 2009

They who left me footprints.......

JS Prom: 5/14 high school girls Yassie & I
surreptitiously dub as "The Chicks of Pugad Bangag"

...10 more chicks...

~my favorite seatmates~

...the nicest guys usually arrive last!

play, play, play!

Adi Howd


Tatang Howdy




........i'm just another writer still trapped within my truth........

i have forgotten about what it is to write...
to catch that in-between the silence and the heart’s beating…
and go about that divide which separates shadow from the ground…
Writing, my first love!
and so, i write. répondez s’il vous plaît.

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kun pa'no mahagilap an uya sa tahao kan kasilenciohan asin pag-ibot kan puso...
buda malakop iyan na nagbabanga sa anino asin daga...

An Pagsurat, sakuyang enot na pagkamoot!
biyo logod, ako minasurat. magsimbag ka.

"Rooted and built up in Jesus Christ, firm in the faith."

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