Reads

  •   “To what once was and to what no longer is. I cannot promise to forget but I can promise to look back less often. Time erodes all memory, even the memory of feeling.” Isa Garcia, Like Lines On A Map   This is the quote that truly pulled me to get myself a copy of this book and read it. The stories that Isa Garcia wrote here about all the individuals and the moments they shared together made me reflect on all my encounters in my own life as well. And yes, some were pleasant, some were not, but it…

  • Sunday epiphanies

    by Misty Karen March 5, 2019

    Last Sunday, my husband and I went out to look for the Pulang Bato Falls in Valencia, Negros Oriental. In my 4 years of schooling plus 2 years of working here in Negros Oriental, I’ve never gone to that falls, ever. I’m glad that my first time going there is with my husband. ❤️ He was the one who really wanted to go, in the morning right after church, but we didn’t go until about 2 o’clock in the afternoon. I was complaining that it was still hot out, but still went out with him, begrudgingly. 😛 In the end, I’m…

  • A few weeks before the start of the year, I have started thinking about what books I can read AND finish in 2018. I still have a number of unread books on my shelf, and every time I see it, I am overcome by guilt. I have already stopped buying books impulsively (hello, 2009-2015 me) because I know I am not going to be reading them right away, which bothers me a lot. I usually end up reading about 3-4 books simultaneously, and I’ve failed numerous times—it’s not a nice feeling. Also, last December, I was already in the middle…