The Sunday Currently | Four - 07/20/14

Paintings by Jana Benitez

I woke up yesterday morning feeling so down. I don’t know. I ignored it because I know it’ll pass, but, I feel even worse right now. Maybe it’s just pms (I wish). Anyway, I went to Inspire Every Day yesterday at Ayala Museum (thank you Fully Booked for my VIP pass) and I felt nostalgic. Ha-ha! I used to go there with my choir mates to sing for an event and we always get free passes every time. Yesterday, though, I went alone. It wasn’t as fun as it used to be, of course. But Up Dharma Down performed so they kind of lifted me up (although I barely saw them because of the pool of people).

Today, I just watched tv series I love the whole day but I feel worse, I feel sad and alone.

R E A D I N G Four: A Divergent Collection. I usually finish a good book in less than a day but this is taking forever, school (and overthinking) is taking up so much of my time.

W R I T I N G a poem for that man who got away. I don’t know why but it feels right.

L I S T E N I N G to The 1975, a bit of torture but it’s helping me to write.

T H I N K I N G of how better my life could be if I didn’t send that text that night.

S M E L L I N G my cold wet hair. My mom bought this strawberry-flavored shampoo that I’m growing to love.

W I S H I N G for a peace of mind. I’ve been overthinking things I should not even think of. Ha-ha.

H O P I N G for better days. As much as I love weekends, I hate it when I spend it like this.

W E A R I N G a shorts and a shirt and my favorite socks!

W A N T I N G to do something I love without thinking of what other people might think.

N E E D I N G to go out with friends. That’ll totally help me to keep my mind off things.

F E E L I N G down, awful? These will all go away soon, I hope.

L O V I N G the smell of my hair. I’m really liking this shampoo!

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My heart was torn to pieces by Allegiant, I can’t believe I’m reading this book now. It feels odd, it’s like I’m in a whole new different world again.

I found myself miserable when I finished Divergent series, I longed for more, for a different ending. I asked questions nobody can answer - even Roth, herself - I tortured myself with the thought of that scene, Four’s broken heart became mine too.

I just started reading this but all the emotions I felt when I was introduced to Tris came flooding all at once. I realized, I knew nothing about Four. The familiarity drifted, who is he?

I’m ready to know all about him, the person he was before that brave girl came, what he’d undergone, everything.

My heart was torn to pieces by Allegiant, I can’t believe I’m reading this book now. It feels odd, it’s like I’m in a whole new different world again.

I found myself miserable when I finished Divergent series, I longed for more, for a different ending. I asked questions nobody can answer - even Roth, herself - I tortured myself with the thought of that scene, Four’s broken heart became mine too.

I just started reading this but all the emotions I felt when I was introduced to Tris came flooding all at once. I realized, I knew nothing about Four. The familiarity drifted, who is he?

I’m ready to know all about him, the person he was before that brave girl came, what he’d undergone, everything.

The Sunday Currently | Three - 07/13/14

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This week’s highlight: trekked all the way to Mt. Manalmon’s summit, rappelled down to Bayukbok Cave without harness and went through its narrow, stony chambers, dipped in the river after a long day. It was such an experience and even though tired, I felt fulfilled. But all the physical pain doubled the moment I woke up. But still, I’m just thankful that I got through all of it, alive. Because trust me, it’s life-risking going through that cave, but well, I survived. Plus, I gained a lot of new friends. Gah, I can’t get enough of these - adventures, new experiences, and people you meet along the way.

R E A D I N G On the Blue Shore of Silence by Pablo Neruda. After finishing Twenty Love Poems and a Song of Despair, which really inspired me, I tried searching for more of Neruda’s works. My heart is always high whenever I read them.

W R I T I N G a write up for our college paper. I’m happy writing a non-news-related one!

L I S T E N I N G to our 100 year-old electric fan. It feels nice, though, because I know I’m home and could lean back and sleep.

T H I N K I N G about my next adventure. I’m not decided yet but I want it to be less adventurous than the last one. You know.

S M E L L I N G menudo or mechado? I don’t know where it’s coming from. Weird. Now I’m hungry!

W I S H I N G for rain. It feels like summer all over again.

H O P I N G for my aching body to get better when I wake up tomorrow. I don’t want distraction for school.

W E A R I N G pyjamas. I’m so ready to sleep! I feel so tired with all those book shopping my sister and I did (thank you, Fully Booked for the 20% discount! Happy anniversary!).

W A N T I N G to read the books I bought all at once!

N E E D I N G rain! Really, I’m desperate!

F E E L I N G fulfilled. With all the things happened this week, I can’t be thankful enough.

L O V I N G my new bed sheet and pillow cases. They’re smooth and smell like Downy which I like.

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The Sunday Currently | Two - 07/06/14

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This week was still productive! I think I’m getting used to all the works and morning classes. Although at some point, I crave for adventures and nature. I can’t wait for next Saturday for I am finally going mountain climbing again! Yay!

R E A D I N G All the President’s Men by Bob Woodward and Carl Bernstein. I mentioned last week that I was trying to read the history of investigative journalism and this book was about the case that really started it. This is my first take on non-fiction and it’s just amazing how these journalists handled this case.

W R I T I N G Sociology paper. This subject is really interesting but tbh, I might be (more) interested in it if only I have a better professor.

L I S T E N I N G to The Paper Kites’ Featherstone. I missed listening to them. It brings back all the feels from Wanderland!

T H I N K I N G of that man who got away. I miss his presence, but it’s better this way.

S M E L L I N G grapefruit! My mom’s making me detox juice. Finally!

W I S H I N G for less paper work this coming week. Please!

H O P I N G for negative thoughts to just go away.

W E A R I N G my old PE uniform back in high school. It still fits!

W A N T I N G to go out and shop! There are a lot of end of season sale going on there!

N E E D I N G sleep. I feel like I am going to faint any time because of lack of sleep.

F E E L I N G well, sleepy. But I can’t sleep right now. I have a paper to finish and a couple of homework to do.

L O V I N G how my sister and I get to bond through her math homework and other things. We were not close, not even close to close but we’re getting there and it feels so good.

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A crow resting 
on a tree,
wondering how cruel
earth could be. Tears pouring from nothingness above 
winds touching
its face to the ground.
Tickling sound reaching its heart
cannot decide
happy or sad
music played how can that be
for earth is cruel
for sure I see.
The crow finally spread its wings,
flew out the tree higher and higher
it did
until tears stopped,
until the winds bring it to the clouds, until it reaches its dream above.

A crow resting 
on a tree,

wondering how cruel

earth could be.
Tears pouring
from nothingness above

winds touching

its face to the ground.

Tickling sound
reaching its heart

cannot decide

happy or sad

music played
how can that be

for earth is cruel

for sure I see.

The crow
finally spread
its wings,

flew out the tree
higher and higher

it did

until tears stopped,

until the winds
bring it to the clouds,
until it reaches
its dream above.

My life lately revolves around school and school alone. I miss going out and seeking adventures but I can’t deny the fact that I’m enjoying school. Whatever’s happening to me right now, I like it.

1. Second week of school.
2. Third week of school: working on a bench.
3. Weekend well spent with my sister and some ice cream.
4. A good way to end a long day in school.
5. So Instagram worthy, this small Starbucks branch.

I’ll post a “real-time” post soon for I am going to climb mountain again after forever next week (HOPEFULLY)! I hope everyone’s doing fine! :)
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My life lately revolves around school and school alone. I miss going out and seeking adventures but I can’t deny the fact that I’m enjoying school. Whatever’s happening to me right now, I like it.

1. Second week of school.
2. Third week of school: working on a bench.
3. Weekend well spent with my sister and some ice cream.
4. A good way to end a long day in school.
5. So Instagram worthy, this small Starbucks branch.

I’ll post a “real-time” post soon for I am going to climb mountain again after forever next week (HOPEFULLY)! I hope everyone’s doing fine! :)
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My life lately revolves around school and school alone. I miss going out and seeking adventures but I can’t deny the fact that I’m enjoying school. Whatever’s happening to me right now, I like it.

1. Second week of school.
2. Third week of school: working on a bench.
3. Weekend well spent with my sister and some ice cream.
4. A good way to end a long day in school.
5. So Instagram worthy, this small Starbucks branch.

I’ll post a “real-time” post soon for I am going to climb mountain again after forever next week (HOPEFULLY)! I hope everyone’s doing fine! :)
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My life lately revolves around school and school alone. I miss going out and seeking adventures but I can’t deny the fact that I’m enjoying school. Whatever’s happening to me right now, I like it.

1. Second week of school.
2. Third week of school: working on a bench.
3. Weekend well spent with my sister and some ice cream.
4. A good way to end a long day in school.
5. So Instagram worthy, this small Starbucks branch.

I’ll post a “real-time” post soon for I am going to climb mountain again after forever next week (HOPEFULLY)! I hope everyone’s doing fine! :)
Zoom Info
My life lately revolves around school and school alone. I miss going out and seeking adventures but I can’t deny the fact that I’m enjoying school. Whatever’s happening to me right now, I like it.

1. Second week of school.
2. Third week of school: working on a bench.
3. Weekend well spent with my sister and some ice cream.
4. A good way to end a long day in school.
5. So Instagram worthy, this small Starbucks branch.

I’ll post a “real-time” post soon for I am going to climb mountain again after forever next week (HOPEFULLY)! I hope everyone’s doing fine! :)
Zoom Info

My life lately revolves around school and school alone. I miss going out and seeking adventures but I can’t deny the fact that I’m enjoying school. Whatever’s happening to me right now, I like it.

1. Second week of school.
2. Third week of school: working on a bench.
3. Weekend well spent with my sister and some ice cream.
4. A good way to end a long day in school.
5. So Instagram worthy, this small Starbucks branch.

I’ll post a “real-time” post soon for I am going to climb mountain again after forever next week (HOPEFULLY)! I hope everyone’s doing fine! :)

The Sunday Currently | One - 06/29/14

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Never in my life have I imagined that I would be this productive after the first week of class. Usually, after a day or two, I’d be all lazy and won’t do school works anymore (or if I would, it’s always last minute).

So after seeing several posts of The Sunday Currently (and after asking myself for a million times whether or not do this too) I decided to give it a try and see if I could do this every week (which I really doubt, but who knows).

R E A D I N G  To Kill a Mockingbird by Harper Lee. I tried to read this a lot of times before but my mind and heart was always stuck with the previous books I was reading, now, though is the perfect time to get back to this. And also, I am reading the history of investigative reporting, mainly about the Watergate Scandal, and it’s both thrilling and boring. I can’t explain, it’s too long but it makes a lot of sense.
W R I T I N G  a paper about Investigative Journalism. It’s taking too long to finish. I can do this.
L I S T E N I N G to   inkycherie's covers on SoundCloud. Her music is too beautiful, her voice makes me calm and concentrate on what I'm doing. It's always been like this since I discovered her.
T H I N K I N G  what will happen tomorrow in my IJOURN class since it’ll be a one on one class for the first hour and a half!
S M E L L I N G  petrichor. Oh, lovely smell this is. Rain’s finally here after a long dry day.
W I S H I N G  this paper isn’t taking too long to finish because I still have other school works to finish.
H O P I N G  for a rain tomorrow. Aside from good music, rain also helps me to focus and to stay calm.
W E A R I N G  an over-sized shirt and soft-cottoned printed shorts, usual Sunday clothes at home.
W A N T I N G  red velvet crinkles with cream cheese filling! I’ve been craving for this since last week, and I still have to wait until next week to have some!
N E E D I N G  a new home for my books. It’s all in my cabinet and they’re growing in number.
F E E L I N G  tired. I just want to get my mind off the things I need to accomplish by the end of the day and lay down and read.
L O V I N G how productive I became for the first two weeks of school. Although tiring, I hope I can keep this up.
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I spent most of my Sunday doing homework while listening to my favorite music. I kinda missed doing this, you know, I was doing nothing for the past months. 😁 Anyway, I know that I’ll be feeling all lazy for the following weeks so I’m glad I’ve been productive today. And as weird as it may seem, I’m excited for school tomorrow! Okay, this is unusual, so don’t be surprised if I’ll post something about how boring school is and how I don’t want to study anymore because that’s the normal me.

I hope you, guys had a productive weekend too! Or if not productive, I hope you are all doing well! Have a great week ahead, beautiful people!

I spent most of my Sunday doing homework while listening to my favorite music. I kinda missed doing this, you know, I was doing nothing for the past months. 😁 Anyway, I know that I’ll be feeling all lazy for the following weeks so I’m glad I’ve been productive today. And as weird as it may seem, I’m excited for school tomorrow! Okay, this is unusual, so don’t be surprised if I’ll post something about how boring school is and how I don’t want to study anymore because that’s the normal me.

I hope you, guys had a productive weekend too! Or if not productive, I hope you are all doing well! Have a great week ahead, beautiful people!