January spells, vibrant, picturesque and magnificent to tourist and local alike whenever they visit Cebu, the Queen City of the South. Fiesta banners and mini-flaglets already lined-up the streets in the first two week of January, getting ready for the grandest Festival in the Philippines, Sinulog.
Hotels are fully booked, restaurants are full and balik-bayan presents are screaming sale in every malls in the city.
Since I was kid, it was a tradition to witness the Sinulog festival,
We are too young to know that if you hang in there, your troubles, whatever they are, will pass.
Of course, I do not believe that all problems will pass with time. However, one does have a point to think that MOST problems pass with time. It isn't that they simply disappear. It's just that with time, we somehow work them out or situations change in such a way that what was once a problem is no longer.
The ability "to hang in there" is a big "IF".
While ultraviolet rays are merely invisible in my eyes, I was patiently waiting for the vehicle to start.
I pulled up my phone from my pocket and tried to text some people, but despite, these days are considered zero like a well that has been dried up.
As the jeepney started, I find myself engrossed in the most desperate thought: to write and draft topics.
I was feeling a "writer" at the moment.
I wouldn't mind passengers that come and
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Virginity is such a personal thing. You can't judge anyone on it.
It is the Pandora's Box that women are trying to conceal and keep hidden.
But do these questions pop-up on your mind?
Let's face it.
Am I trying to prove something?
-Despite *** education in schools, despite the trend toward honesty and openness about ***, many parents
This sign of affirmation is one of the few words that are now screaming
at the top of each student's lungs for they have been granted a
temporary break form the haggard of early morning rush and the
chaos inside the four-cornered walls in the school.
Semestral break spells bliss to almost every student who couldn't get
enough from flooding quizzes, projects and reports to mind-bleeding exams.
It is one of the anticipated weeks in