What Does it Mean to Be Chinese?

Before anything, I'd like to greet everyone a happy Chinese New Year! 恭喜發財!萬事如意。年年有餘。新年快樂!:-) And yes, I'm Chinese (naturalized Chinese-Filipino), not Korean, Japanese, Thai, Taiwanese or whatever you think ... Read More...
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Still Game.

It's already February, and I've lost track of time. Time makes no sense in all of this; that is, the way it passes. It's Tuesday; I thought it was Wednesday. This is the effect of me being jailed in the four c... Read More...

Here Comes the Fashion Police

Raise your hand if you think you're fat. Most women I know think they look fat—even those who do exercise routines and are on some diet and who wear size small in clothes. For those who are constantly trying to struggle with losing weight (and like me, scared... Read More...

The Universe is Friendly

Sometimes we go through random pauses. When this happens, we not only start to think, but we also start to feel not just normal classified emotions, but emotions that we can't think of words for. Sometimes we ... Read More...

My Bedtime Pals

Let me introduce to you my bedtime pals, from left to right, top to bottom. Here we go: 1. Bongga - a donkey who's the best friend of Cheffe; bought in Baguio 2. Pulley - Pooh (face with no body); given by... Read More...

Aphu: Another Year Older

73. That was the number placed on Aphu's birthday cake in her birthday celebration last night. Aphu, by the way, is what we call Grandmother in Cantonese. At 73, Aphu has garnered quite an accomplishment as she's still considerably strong, in good mental a... Read More...
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Ready? OK. —Dary!

If you're wondering what the title above means, read the "prequel" here. Moving on, I thought I'd post this sometime next week but with the influx of questions coming in and the persistent smell of curiosity, ... Read More...
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Legen—Wait For It

Every time I'm asked what my dream is, I'm not the kind of person who says "When i grow up, I want to be _____." Instead, I say what I know I want to do: to provide the best life I can for my family. And what a... Read More...