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Pilot Metropolitan ver. 2.0

My Pilot Metropolitan ver. 2.0

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Intermittent Fasting July 2018 update

Intermittent Fasting (July 2018 Update)

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Limelight Sketch Book Dotted Notebook

Initial Review: Limelight Sketch Book Dotted Notebook

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Randomness | Reality

Down

By on October 22, 2017

It’s been some months since I last blogged. Yes, I have been busy. There were quite a few transitions I had to go through that ate not just into my time, but into my intellectual reserves as well. Not that I have all that much to spare in the first place, but sometimes you just have to do what you’ve gotta do and that’s it.

Needless to say, it’s been a bit hard for me and I’ve had a rough time coping with it all. It doesn’t really help my pessimistic and depression-prone tendencies at all. That dark cloud has been hanging heavily over me lately. I feel numb and hopeless and lethargic. Right now I’m not seeing any sort of light in my life.

I wish I could sleep and then wake up to find that everything’s better. But I’m too much of a realist to take stock in wishful thinking. So I just languish here in the misery that is my life.

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Fashion and Style | Mommy Thoughts

Pretty

By on July 25, 2017

I’m having a sick day off, and since my daughter’s classes has yet to start in a coupla weeks, I got to spend the whole day with her. Simple things, like preparing her lunch and milk, drawing with her.. non-strenuous stuff like that.

So she takes a bath, but before that, she put out clothes to wear after. We had a mild disagreement. After one too many episodes of DC Super Hero Girls, she had this idea that she’s a Tiger Warrior. And Tiger Warriors apparently wore outfits like this:

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Books

Fix You… Not.

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It’s human nature to want to fix things. That was my first thought, actually, but you’re right. Someone should take you as you are, not have an agenda for how they want to change you.

– David Lisey, Atheists Who Kneel and Pray

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Events | Reality

Fight

By on June 12, 2017

One hundred and nineteen years later, we are once more fighting. This time for the freedom of those opressed by the Maute terrorist group. This is a salute to the valiant servicemen we have lost in this fight.

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Arts, Crafts and Designs | Calligraphy | Randomness | Reality

Mediocrity

By on May 29, 2017
mediocrity

Was reading old written works of mine and I can’t help feeling empty, drained and hollow. Where did my old fire go? What happened to that sass? I feel so pathetic right now compared to the writer that I was before. It would seem that it is not just my physical body that is deteriorating with time and age.

I don’t necessarily live a happy life now, though it has its sparkling moments. But the darkness that was my muse is now as elusive as the ‘normalcy’ I craved before. Instead of black, I now see in dull, boring gray. There’s nothing there to inspire or ire me enough to get the creative juices flowing.

I am not high, but not low either. How mediocre.

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Arts, Crafts and Designs | Bullet Journal | Calligraphy | Reviews

Review: Limelight Sketch Book

By on May 25, 2017
Limelight sketch book

Confession: This is a product of my hoarder tendencies in action. See, I already have an art journal, a ream of practice paper, a calligraphy practice notebook, a mini-tower of a memo pad, 2 dotted notebooks, and an extra planner which I also use for calligraphy practice. That is already more than enough. That is, in fact, already too much. *cringe* But no, when I saw this available at the local National Bookstore, I just had to get myself one or die of wanting.

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