When I lost My Uncles

The contagious and boisterous laugh. The meaningful and clever smirk. *Sigh* Suddenly, car rides and warm showers stopped being comforting. Suddenly, there are pauses after another cup of coffee is made. Suddenly, there is fear in randomly hearing classic songs in grocery stores. Yet unexpectedly, there is a strange eagerness to mourn, to truly mourn … Continue reading When I lost My Uncles

Newly renovated Star Wars-themed PGH Pediatric Hematology-Oncology Clinic brings joy to indigent children with cancer

Sometime in 2016, the doctors at the Philippine General Hospital (PGH) and the PGH Medical Foundation Inc. saw the need to renovate the Hematology – Oncology Clinic at the Cancer Institute. While PGH is recognized as the national university’s hospital, the facilities were far from being conducive for healing. “When I came in 2013, the … Continue reading Newly renovated Star Wars-themed PGH Pediatric Hematology-Oncology Clinic brings joy to indigent children with cancer

Storm King Art Center, New York

About sixty miles north of New York City, you will find a 500-acre open air museum - the Storm King Art Center. What's more refreshing to look at than large scale modern sculptures under the open sky with a natural jaw-dropping backdrop? While still trying to avoid the bustle of the city and adjusting to … Continue reading Storm King Art Center, New York

Of airports, reunions, and goodbyes.

Airports. Where you can see the cutest sparkles of anticipation, the best reunions, and quite possibly the most depressing goodbyes. A little less than three months after my biggest move yet, I thought I was already doing great. As cliché as it sounds, a new chapter has unfolded in my life and I couldn't be … Continue reading Of airports, reunions, and goodbyes.

Just another post about Timesquare.

 As we cruised through Timesquare, I laughed at my husband as he complained about the tourists walking from all directions. When we got to a good spot, we asked another tourist to take a photo of us and we then quickly found a way to avoid the mob. Deep inside, I thought that maybe he … Continue reading Just another post about Timesquare.