Ten Beautiful Bisaya Words

Of all the seven thousand plus islands in the Philippines, I am fortunately born in a modest province situated at the Visayas region, specifically at Central Visayas. I grew up having Visaya or Bisaya as my native language, and at first I thought the whole world speak of the same language-- because, why not?--but fortunately… Continue reading Ten Beautiful Bisaya Words

A Bullet List to My 15 Year Old Self

Dear 15 year old Maffet, You think you’re already a mature person, but you’re not. You don’t have everything on your plate. Study MORE. Academic requirements are more important than extra-curricular requirements. Do not quit learning the violin. You love it. Don’t cry too much at the Y.E. camp, proofs of your snots and breakdown will… Continue reading A Bullet List to My 15 Year Old Self