6.07km // 10’18”

Today’s the second day of the college workshop on blended learning in Tagaytay. I wasn’t really expecting that I’d get to complete the usual 6km walk/jog session because I remember having difficulty completing the one-hour exercise inside the grounds of the Development Academy of the Philippines from previous trainings I took part in at the venue. I’ve developed a new found appreciation for their parking lot 😀 I’m just glad that I managed a second run for June. I can only hope that I get to log up to a fourth run before the month ends.

the rains have arrived

And just like that, summer’s over.

18721458_10212437158019913_1430919810_o.jpgWhile it still feels like summer in the morning, come 1 pm and the dark clouds appear, bringing with it thunderstorms starting with a heavy downpour then easing into a steady drizzle late in the afternoon. The steady rumbling in the skies becomes part of your office ambient sound between occasional flashes of lightning and bursts of thunder. Continue reading “the rains have arrived”

catching up

How does one get back to an old habit?

It’s been a half a month now and the May calendar remains blank. While I have been keeping a journal offline, I can’t seem to…  I was just too lazy to sit down and update the blog. I question why I even bother to maintain one. I get phases like this every year; in some years, more frequent and in some, the doubt more intense. Continue reading “catching up”

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Solo Margherita pizza (PhP 80) from the new branch of Cafe Antonio at SEARCA in the UPLB campus. Must pay a visit to the the cafe one of these days. A colleague brought solo pizzas – Margherita and pepperoni  this afternoon 😀 Such a great incentive for completing the comments on student submissions from 8am today. I did manage to complete the task 30 minutes ahead of schedule but the pizza was gone long before that.