Author: YSREALM

Travel

I Spent a Day in Tacloban

2:00 AM,  Bedroom The alarm sounds and I am still awake. What the--!!! I have to get ready for my trip and I haven’t had a minute of shut-eye yet.   3:41 AM, Gate 117, NAIA Terminal 3       I am waiting to board a plane,…
Perspective

Bullies–Past and Present

BULLYING—A very hot topic nowadays.  People choose schools depending on how prevalent bullying is in those schools.  At least I know of a friend who wouldn’t transfer her kids to a good school, with better facilities and more value for money pricing, because she heard…
Features

Spirit

“I wanted to break down and blame God.  I wanted to just lose it and cry from sheer frustration, sorrow and desperation.” A high school batch mate of mine utters the above words and we can’t blame her.  She had just gone through a great…
Author Life

I Don’t Do Love Stories

I don't do love stories...I mean I have never, and I don't think I will ever,  write a conventional love story.  For some reason, I just can't.  I start out writing something, with the intention to make it a normal love story, and along the…
Perspective

10-4-10-4-2014

10-4-10-4-2014   What started as an innocuous Facebook status posted by a friend has turned into my way of ensuring all my resolutions for 2014 will be achieved.   It has been said that resolutions announced are more likely to be met than those that are…