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It’s the end of an age. Sometimes, you could spot—even smell—change from miles away. Other times, it just creeps up on you from behind in the dark. Sometimes, you know how to handle it. Sometimes, you don’t or can’t. You could postpone it, delay it for as long as you could but the inevitable will…

I Will Weather | Daily Prompt: Walking on the Moon

What giant step did you take where you hoped your leg wouldn’t break? Was it worth it, were you successful in walking on the moon, or did your leg break? Right off the bat: I resigned from my work of seven years. Almost seven years, actually—if I stayed a few more weeks, it really would’ve…

The Tri-State Area | Daily Prompt: State of Your Year

Write up a mid-year “State of My Year” post. Anxiety, hesitance, and confusion—the tri-state I am in. Gradually, I have become vocal about my pending resignation. I guess the more I am able to talk about it, the more I get myself to accept it. Why do I say that? Because, somehow, I find it…

I am the Messenger

If I were to sum this book in one word, it would be “unbelievable.” This was my first Zusak book. I have been awed by the genius in it and that is why I bought without hesitation his other book, The Book Thief. And one other reason why this book is personally special: thinking I lost…

Parrotfish

How much of yourself do you want to change? If anything, this book made me quite conscious of my body. Plus the shows I see have characters complaining about their bodies, so they emphasized parts of what this book is about. While a great number of us goes through the rage of hormones, growth spurts,…