A blessed Cordillera Day to all ka-ilyans of the Cordillera Administrative Region (CAR)!
I am proud to be part of this ethnic group that has one of the richest and most diverse cultures in the Philippines. More so, I am proud of the importance we acknowledge and give to nature and to GOD.
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In this vlog, I talk about a failure of communication that happened at a job fair that our agency put up. As a result of this experience, a goal that I set out to do when I was younger came rushing into my memories.
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Fiction writers: You’re stuck in an elevator with an intriguing stranger. Write this scene.
Non-fiction writers: You’re stuck in an elevator with a person from your past. Write this scene.
via Daily Prompt: Elevator | The Daily Post
3rd Floor, SM City Baguio
Walking towards the elevator doors, I saw her.
Her, whom I had a huge crush on since the fifth grade. Her, whom I kept thinking of all through the first two years of high school even though we parted ways after elementary school. Her, whom I thought I would have a blossoming and romantic courtship with when we were at the right age. Her, whom I was obviously crazy for at such a young age. Her, who made me think about how attraction to the opposite sex occurs in juvenile minds.
Her, who doesn’t know anything about my intentions.
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What’s the most significant secret you’ve ever kept? Did the truth ever come out?
via Daily Prompt: Evasive Action | The Daily Post
I’ve kept three secrets told to me in confidence relating to suicide intents. This happened when I was in high school. As far as I can remember, one was in my freshman year, another in third year, and the final one was in my graduating year. That’s three friends who wanted to commit suicide because of family problems/misunderstandings.
Honestly, I didn’t know the proper way to address those kinds of situations back then. I was in my early teens, for crying out loud! But I wasn’t creeped out, anyway. Surprisingly, I wasn’t even stunned by my friends’ pronouncements.
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