11 hours at Gate 116

3:30AM. We finally boarded from another gate. As we were about to get off the shuttle bus, heavy rains poured. This didn’t dampen our spirits, as there could not be any more misfortune worse than what we have just been through. Nothing can stop us from getting to our destination at that very moment.

2014 in review

The WordPress.com stats helper monkeys prepared a 2014 annual report for my blog. I guess I did okay, and I know I can do much better. I won’t make any promises (not that anyone cares), but I will try to share more stories this year. I hope I can follow through. Happy new year, everyone! Here’s…


Originally posted on beingKirei:
“Wag kang lilingon,” biglang sabi ng lalaking katabi ko. Natakot ako, syempre, kaya hindi nga ako lumingon. Pero tatakbo na dapat ako, kaso sinundan agad nya ng: “Pakinggan mo lang kwento ko, okay lang? Ayokong kumausap ng kakilala ko e.” Tumango ako, hindi dahil gusto ko, kundi dahil nakaka-relate ako sa…

Easter’s child

Originally posted on beingKirei:
Rebirth. Does anyone today ever want to be born again? Dying planet…restless society…broken families…lost friends…imagined lovers…broken hearts…unpaid debts…the misery seem to go on and on. But that’s exactly why there is hope in all these.These misfortunes go on because life does. Even amid the blades of grass, something else grows to…