The Boy Who Became a Barista

Over the course of my indefinite blogging hiatus, I have switched careers – from being a pizzaiolo to becoming a barista at none other than Starbucks Coffee. I have two reasons for wanting to become a barista: Main reason: To utilize my knack of making someone’s day with coffee as my medium. Secondary reason: BARISTAS ARE […]

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Signature Drink

With summer kickin’ in, I just couldn’t help but try as many beat-the-heat methods as I can. One of which, was chillin’ at Starbucks. *cough* Social climber. *cough* There I was, chillin’ at Starbucks at Northgate. Faced again with the dilemma of what to order, I winged it and asked if I can get a […]

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The time has come for me to exit. This is but an excerpt from my resignation letter that I submitted to Paul earlier. The sun had already set; clouds swirled frivolously. The sudden rain had moistened the road, creating puddles and allaying the heat. Agnes and I had just made our way back to the […]

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Hit Two Birds With One Stone

The green bus roared to life as the driver hit the pedal. The mini television and air-conditioning was kept on during the wait. With the entire half already filled, the bus made its way to the highway. Last night, after a barrage of selfies, Raine, Agnes, and I chatted in a group and made plans […]

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Warm Bodies

Work was really light today; accounting the fact that there were five people for the closing shift. Agnes, Jann, Diane, Miggy, and me. For the entire closing time, we kept bugging each other as to where we should head to after work. “Tagaytay, anyone?” “Bulalo!” When someone mentions Tagaytay, bulalo almost automatically registers in anyone’s […]

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Back from China

Mondays at work are as laid back as ever. Hardly anything got us busy, except for the meticulous cleaning that is slowly being incorporated in our daily routine. No stocks, no rush, no sweat. A few hours before my shift ended, I received a text from my cousin Popo. I fiddled with my phone and […]

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