October 31, 2018 | 3:48PM | E train to Port Authority Bus Terminal (uptown) | New York City This week marks my two month stay in New York. It’s been surreal. I realize the person I was in September 1st is no longer the person I am now. Last week...

Do I feel like the past twenty five years went by without notice? Does it really feel like this—thinking that maybe you missed out since you’ve lived in one place all your life? I don’t think the past few years were nothing. They were something—they became...

“What we map changes the life we lead”, something I picked up from watching John Green’s TEDx talk about Paper Towns (my favorite book for reasons I will not try to comprehend, because people kept telling me why I preferred this over Looking for Alaska—it’s...

I couldn't sleep last night. I spent the hours past midnight watching videos, reading, thinking about what to do with my crisis. When I say crisis, it sounds like something I can easily solve. But I can't; I'm aware of it now. Some days, I say...

Jun 21, 6:46PM I’m typing this out on the last night of my writing for my 5th book, which I call “ABCFG” (short for ABC Field Guide). It’s been a tedious summer (well, technically it’s rainy season now—the downpour outside is quite strong tonight) of putting...

I'm not sure how to start this post. If you've been reading my blog since 2014/2015, you'd know I always go to La Union for some specific reason. But for the first time (ever), I didn't have any particular agenda when I booked a trip to...