Books

Youth’s Plea

By on August 4, 2014

Do anything! Do something! Because you start a revolution one decision at a time, with each breath you take. Just don’t go back to that miserable place you go everyday. Show me it’s possible to be an adult and also be happy. Please.

— Leonard, Forgive Me, Leonard Peacock by Matthew Quick

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Books | Mommy Thoughts | Randomness

The Power of Words

By on February 20, 2014

Words are like seeds, I think, planted into our hearts at a tender age. They take root in us as we grow, settling deep into our souls. The good words plant well. They flourish and find homes in our hearts. They build trunks around our spines, steadying us when we’re feeling most flimsy; planting our feet firmly when we’re feeling most unsure. But the bad words grow poorly. Our trunks infest and spoil until we are hollow and housing the interests of others and not our own. We are forced to eat the fruit those words have borne, held hostage by the branches growing arms around our necks, suffocating us to death, one word at a time.

— Juliette, Ignite Me by Tahereh Mafi

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Books | Fashion and Style | Money | Reality | Technology

The Kuripot inside me feels Vindicated

By on January 17, 2014

Remember I went online shopping at Amazon? It totally slipped my mind that there’d be taxes on top of the purchases. I kinda freaked when I realized it, but there was nothing to be done since they’ve already been ordered and paid for by then. Still, it really bugged me so I looked for the products’ SRP or lowest local price I could find online. Here’s the comparison of what I paid for and the amount if I’d bought the items here:

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