to endure

I honestly don't know if I have any fight left in me. I just read the headlines on the articles that people are sharing on Twitter and Facebook and see how this government blatantly exercising their power like tyrants and despots. I want to rally. I want to protest but there's nothing we can offer…Read more to endure


Signal Boosting: Pilyo Cheesecake Souffle

So my chef cousin Inigo Castillo has a business called Pilyo and he gave me a box of 3 cheesecake souffl├ęs that tastes exactly like the Filipino delicacy called bibingka. It's so delicious and it even includes the salted egg on top, which you put on bibingka. It's so good. Ever since my cousin finished…Read more Signal Boosting: Pilyo Cheesecake Souffle

Pretty Good Year (Tori Amos)

So I'm predictable. So what? I was one of the people who had said that 2016 was "challenging" and "difficult." I had said that many times on this blog even. And I meant it. Just three days ago, on the evening of the 29th, I submitted a script -- my last deadline for 2016 --…Read more Pretty Good Year (Tori Amos)

The Day of the Dead

It's All Saint's Day or something. Day of the Dead. Something like that. I never did take to the ceremony of it. I remember, because we were so practical as a family, we didn't join in on the whole go-to-the-cemetery-and-respect-the-dead sort of thing. It's a carnival out there at the cemetery this time of the…Read more The Day of the Dead

Alcohol and Promiscuity Do Not Excuse Rape

I didn't know too much about the Stanford Rapist but I could see my FB newsfeed exploding with the articles about it and I read some of them and I shook my head, frustrated that this is something that still happens and then the judge gives the boy a six month jail term for sexually…Read more Alcohol and Promiscuity Do Not Excuse Rape