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Cogitation, memories, etc.

Keeping it simple

In the past, I would make grand New Year’s resolutions and then get very unhappy if I’m not able to fulfill most of them. Fortunately, I’ve learned to keep it simple. Last year’s resolution was very brief: do new things. … Continue reading

January 02, 2014 by Lynn
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I turned 32 yesterday, and the occasion was marked by lunch, grocery shopping, and work. In short, it was a day like any other, which is always something to be celebrated. A chat with a friend reminded me that “wala … Continue reading

December 23, 2013 by Lynn
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Questions of an aspiring property buyer

I have been looking at and been interested in purchasing property for years now, before condominium and development fever struck the country. I regret not having purchased one before the prices started rising and the unit sizes started shrinking. By … Continue reading

December 13, 2013 by Lynn
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The five-year rule for relationships written by a certain Father Dacanay is once again making the rounds of my Facebook news feed. If you’ve never heard of or read it, it mainly implies that relationships have an expiration date, specifically … Continue reading

August 06, 2013 by Lynn
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Following rules is futile in the Philippines

In light of my boyfriend’s accident caused by a drunk driver and the succeeding frustration over trying to figure out how to make sure that the drunk driver takes responsibility for his actions, I’ve realized that trying to follow the … Continue reading

July 12, 2013 by Lynn
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Appropriating homosexuality

So this picture of Isabelle Daza and Georgina Wilson kissing in support of gay rights is making the rounds of the Internet today. I can predict what people are saying about it, and don’t care to post them here. Instead, … Continue reading

June 28, 2013 by Lynn
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Response to a “A Real Boyfriend”

So I’ve been seeing a bunch of stuff on relationships on my Facebook feed these days, and I’m so, so close to hiding a lot of people from my feed already. This one entitled “A Real Boyfriend” had me shaking … Continue reading

April 27, 2013 by Lynn
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Loving, caring mothers and good girls

The U.S. has yet to have a woman president and there is often talk about how the country doesn’t have enough women in power. Once upon a time, I would have scoffed and talked about how women politicians are nothing … Continue reading

April 14, 2013 by Lynn
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You would look better if…

One of the articles on Jezebel today, “Why Can’t a Man Ever Tell a Woman the ‘Truth’ About How She Looks?“, makes me grateful that I’m in a relationship ruled by honesty. I do tend to ask TJ how I … Continue reading

March 21, 2013 by Lynn
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“Bakit hindi ka pa nag-aasawa?”

The eternal question. I’ve been hearing it a bit more frequently these days, particularly from my yoga classmates and older relatives, although one of my sisters tells me that our eldest sister has been asking that question about me and … Continue reading

March 07, 2013 by Lynn
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