My Carnivorous Plants and Me

I acquired my first carnivorous plant in December 2020—a neighbor had propagated his byblis guehoi and sold it to me for cheap. A few weeks later, I bought a nepenthes miranda from a carnivorous plant shop since I wanted to try my hand at pitcher plants. I had great success with those two plants: myContinue reading “My Carnivorous Plants and Me”

Why and How I Annotate My Books

I started annotating books in 2018, when my then-manager started a team “book club” to discuss Conscious Business. I did not love the book, but ever the teacher’s pet overachiever, I told myself I was going to read my manager’s bible the book thoroughly, so I brought out the highlighters and the post its. AnnotatingContinue reading “Why and How I Annotate My Books”

Tagaytay and Pine Trees

Tagaytay is one of my favorite weekend destinations. When it gets too hot in Metro Manila, we take to Tagaytay to enjoy the cool fresh air and the beautiful view of Taal. Never has there been a trip to Tagaytay when I didn’t take a picture of Taal. A few weeks ago, I went toContinue reading “Tagaytay and Pine Trees”