Every 10 Days : January 31-February 9, 2019

Episode 4 of the Year 2019 (Days 31-40) Every 10 Days is the newsletter of this blog. This newsletter is where I curate my reflections throughout the week or every ten days. This week we celebrated the Chinese New Year! I went to Manila for an overnight staycation. We all need staycations every now and…

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Pre-Chinese New Year at Ongpin Street

Last Saturday, we went to Manila for my mom’s checkup in Manila. This was her first post-checkup after completing all 8 Chemo sessions and lab tests. We travelled as early as 5am for the 12noon checkup. We need to be there early to get the first couple of slots. While waiting for the doctor, I…

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Every 10 Days : January 11-20, 2019

Hello and this is the 2nd Every 10 Days episode. Every 10 Days is the newsletter of this blog. This is where I curate my reflections throughout the week or every 10 days. The first month of the year is about to end. It felt like it was yesterday that we jumped up and down…

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Every 10 Days : January 1-10, 2019

Before I begin this post, I would like to repost a meme I found on Facebook. I cracked in laughter after seeing this especially if you are a Filipino. Well anyway, Happy New Year! I am starting this Newsletter on Pilgrimage to Wherever. It’s called Every 10 Days. Initially, this should be Every Friday Night.…

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How Jazz Taught me A Lesson About Being in the Now

We arrived in Hong Kong at around 9 am. We had the easiest immigration procedure. My 75-year-old aunt requested for a wheel-chair, allowing us not to line up at the immigration queue. Hong Kong International Airport is a city in itself with their own mall and train station. After lunch over a bowl of noodle…

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The Zen of Hong Kong – Intro to Pilgrimage to Hong Kong series

“If you want to go with us, let us know, we will book you a ticket”, my eldest aunt offered. My mom was supposed to join her three siblings to Hong Kong. But because she’s still under chemotherapy, she declined. Instead, she told my aunts that it would be best that if I will represent…

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New Moon, New Blog

Disclaimer: This blog may offend you. “Hey Darby, I heard that you have gotten weirder?”, my former life group leader told me when we saw each other in McDonald’s. I wrote a blog post years ago about this transcendental spiritual experience I have had with a local shaman. People read it. The word “shaman” is…

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