The weather here in the Philippines is still as messed up as ever. Even with December fast approaching, we still get a few kicks of summer heat. On rare occasions, we get a drizzle and rays of sunshine at the same time. It’s as if the sky can’t decide if it wants to rain or […]Read more "Outré: Liquid Nitrogen Gelato"
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 […]Read more "The Boy Who Became a Barista"
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 […]Read more "Signature Drink"
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 […]Read more "Resignation"
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 […]Read more "Hit Two Birds With One Stone"
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 […]Read more "Warm Bodies"
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 […]Read more "Back from China"