I don’t eat vegetables. Oh well, I do eat squash, ampalaya (with lots of eggs), and malunggay, but I don’t eat vegetables in general. Don’t judge me. I tried, but the system just won’t accept the smell and taste. I did my best, but I guess my best wasn’t good enough. This is the reason … More Homemade Samgeopsal for Vegetable-haters like me!
Nobody promised life to be easy. Some days, it is a delightful summer which brims with happiness and joy; other days, it is a stormy weather that needed to get passed through. It’s a combination of constant contradiction and it is up to us on how we choose to deal with it. Lately, I have … More Neri’s Ville Selfie Corner: Why life is still beautiful amidst the hardships
There are two questions that have been obsessively asked by many that whenever I hear them, my ears bleed: when will I get married and why didn’t I get slimmer even after several years of hiking. It’s easy to get used to snubbing these off, but there are days when the weather’s not good and … More Better quit, hiking won’t make you sexy
It’s funny how most of the things that interests us eventually die the moment we finish school – say sports, arts, music, and all the other non-academics. The moment we start to work, we totally get consumed with the tasks that needed to be done, forgetting that once upon a time we were choir members, … More That thing called GROUP PROJECT
After our year end hike to Mt. Apo last year, I took a few months hiatus from hiking. Suddenly, the thought of getting toasted by the sun and tracing new trails no longer did interest me. In short, I got tired of hiking. I mean, what’s there’s more to do? I’ve been to Pulag, Kanlaon, … More Argao: Back where it all Started (Mt. Lantoy, Bugasok Falls, and Balay sa Agta)
Nature has a way of arriving unannounced. Either you take it as a great surprise or transgressed demise would highly depend on the way you perceive the unexpected. In the end, whatever is meant to happen, will happen; we only need a deeper means of understanding that everything laid out is for the good. And … More Lake Holon: A Proof that Faith can indeed move Mountains
Traveling has created among us the restless urgency to move. While going on adventures requires motion, I have lately realized how keeping still is as equally important on this journey. For some reasons, there is wisdom why people say great things come to those who wait. It was past eight in the morning and the … More Few Thoughts on Waiting
I was so overwhelmed over the weekend after reading books about Martial Law that I began to narrate a number of good and bad things that occurred during such crucial time of history to my mother; however, to my utter dismay she suddenly capitalized on not discussing political issues at that time. So I shut … More The things we are told NOT to talk about
Of all the screen names in the world, why choose “laagan”? The dictionary provides a number of words that can come together to produce a domain name that would be both catchy and suggesting on its niche; but why did I settle for something as unfamiliar as “laagan?” Numerous culminating activities were held yesterday … More Why Dakilanglaagan?
If Goyo was a millennial, he would be just like you. His breakfast would be spent scrolling among his newsfeed, searching for funny puns and memes to brighten up his day. He’d scrutinize one by one people from the set of ‘suggested friends’ and add women who looked so captivating in their filtered selfies and … More If ‘Goyo’ was a Millennial