I wrote this in my diary last March 7: I just got back home about an hour ago from Batangas. That was where Mt. Maculot, the mountain we climbed, was located. I met up with Jeannine and her husband Bob at the bus stop near the LRT Buendia station at lunchtime yesterday. Then we rode […]
Our apartment “handyman” was installing a doorknob over the weekend (our old doorknob wouldn’t open from the outside anymore) and we girls were busy watching him when our other housemate suddenly broached an interesting topic: “How can you tell if you’re in love?” It’s a cliché, sure, but that particular question coming from that particular […]
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One of the questions our landlady asked us when we checked out our place was, “Are you sure you guys can cohabit peacefully?” We responded with a strong “yes.” Perhaps she was afraid eight people living under the same roof would eventually turn on each other. Perhaps she believes in the saying, “Familiarity breeds contempt.” […]
We girls were watching “Interview with the Vampire” on my laptop in our living room when Maya’s voice came from outside the window asking us to open the door. I opened it after her persistent knockings. But instead of her, who should come in but Johann, our college batchmate, the one we hadn’t seen since […]