Tips and tricks for staying in.
An essay on writing and identity. Plus: Exploring introversion & life on Mars.
A bombing in the city of Davao.
Chris was larger than life, and I struggled in his shadow.
It’s a nice place to be, with no one but me.
Defrost your brain by supporting and promoting others.
I’m trying not to retreat.
December 2014: “The House That Built Me”
I accepted that I’m happier if I spend time hanging out with myself.
My sister in solitude.
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