Movie Review: Hello, Love, Goodbye

I mentioned on the blog that it has been a tradition for me and my mom to go to movies every Monday or Tuesday because in our city, senior citizens get free pass to the movies during those days (given that it's not a holiday). Usually it's my mom who drags me to the movies… Continue reading Movie Review: Hello, Love, Goodbye

Book Reads: Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows (by JK Rowling)

And so here we are at the final installment of the Harry Potter series. You might be wondering why I am writing about a book that had been published more than a decade ago. Well to give you a refresher, I recently did a reread of the first six HP books, of which along the… Continue reading Book Reads: Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows (by JK Rowling)

Solo in Tokyo (Day 5): Arakura Fuji Sengen Jinja Shrine

I know I've been saying this for every day of this trip so far, but honestly hands down, this is the highlight! This is the day when I experienced events that I know I will remember for the rest of my life. Writing about it now, everything already feels like a dream... πŸŒΈβ„ For my… Continue reading Solo in Tokyo (Day 5): Arakura Fuji Sengen Jinja Shrine

Impact Analysis in Software Development

If you've been working in the software development field for years (like me), for sure you have done some kind of impact analysis at least once among the projects that you have worked on. Maybe you were not just aware but actually what you were doing is a form of impact analysis. How do you… Continue reading Impact Analysis in Software Development

Jesse McCartney: Live in Manila

Jesse McCartney. No, he's not related to the Beatles. If you don't know who is but you know who Justin Bieber is, get out. I don't want to talk to you. 😜 Well seriously, if you don't know who he is, then I'll say you're young. We'll he's just one of the boy-next-door crush of… Continue reading Jesse McCartney: Live in Manila

Lessons from An Escape Room

I'll go straight to the point: the heaviest take away that I had from this experience is that --- any activity that involves signing a waiver means that you are about to partake in a high-risk activity. I was late to realize that Escape Room games are included in that category. Based on a template… Continue reading Lessons from An Escape Room

After Your Heart – Vertical Worship [♬ ~ #28]

I had super fun studying this song - from the vocals to the chords on the piano. Plus, I also learned new mixing styles on Audacity via this video. I'm exploring next how to connect the keyboard to the PC via a MIDI-USB cable so I could record my playing data and manipulate it using… Continue reading After Your Heart – Vertical Worship [♬ ~ #28]

Shawarm Buddies: Shawarma & Kebab (Best-tasting in Town!)

I just want to rave about this restaurant all because the food is just so good. I love shawarma, and theirs is the best one I've tasted so far. πŸ˜‹ Last month, I finally had a chance to visit my colleague's restaurant which she and her husband kickstarted from scratch -- all from the menu… Continue reading Shawarm Buddies: Shawarma & Kebab (Best-tasting in Town!)

Q3 2019 Goals Setting & Steps

It's crunch time season! It's the start of a new quarter! No time to rest! πŸ’ͺ And so I am officially launching a new format of goal setting, based on what I have read from this site. Here are the categories that I have identified, plus the underlying goals that I am targeting for Q3… Continue reading Q3 2019 Goals Setting & Steps

Q2 2019 Goals Evaluation

Just like that, we are already half-way of 2019! We are now entering the third quarter! Before I set out my new goals for the new quarter (I am very excited on this because I have a new format!), here's an evaluation on how I have done on the goals that I have set for… Continue reading Q2 2019 Goals Evaluation