October 23, 2010
Backpacking with a Book

Nostalgia Is Dead

October 30, 2010
Backpacking with a Book

Quotable Motion: Up in the Air

How much does your life weigh? Imagine for a second that you’re carrying a backpack. I want you to pack it with all the stuff that you have in your life. . . you start with the little things. The shelves, the drawers, the knickknacks, then you start adding larger stuff. Clothes, tabletop appliances, lamps, your TV… the backpack should be getting pretty heavy now. You go bigger. Your couch, your car, your home… I want you to stuff it all into that backpack. Now I want you to fill it with people. Start with casual acquaintances, friends of friends, […]
November 4, 2010
Backpacking with a Book

Unexpected Gift: Notebook

She usually gives salty bread—the type you can find in Leona’s (Sosyal siya ;)). Not a bread person, but I can tolerate something salty. She suddenly popped in my workstation with a notebook in her hand. I was thinking she wanted my autograph. Ha-ha! “Do you like this?” she asked. I nodded. (Thought she was asking me about the notebook’s quality. My tote is propped up with three notebooks.) It turned out the notebook is for me. Simple happiness! So, meet Tomcat Happy.  (Natsu’s cat in Fairy Tail—a Japanese manga) Yes, much gratitude, Fraxie Yot. 😉
November 12, 2010
Backpacking with a Book

A Gift Straight from Japan