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Of rubber slippers: a fond farewell and a new beginning

By on January 11, 2014
Allow me to bid farewell to my favorite pair of Sandugo slippers. It is now visibly run down after being with me in most of my adventures during the past years or so.


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Of Orcs and Legos

By on January 6, 2013
A friend of mine gave me an orc last year. It wasn't as repulsive as those in the Peter Jackson movies, as it came in a rather cute package. It is actually a Lego keychain.


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Here, there and everywhere

By on September 11, 2012
I think it was my mother who inadvertently taught me how to tune a guitar. This was a time when my fingers were too small to sustain a chord, so I just watched her gently strum and then re-tune each string.


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Essay Lanao del Norte Travel

The MSU-IIT that I knew

By on August 29, 2012
I somehow managed to gather my composure after how she described our campus and the college where I came from. I sipped my coffee and then just broke into a smile.


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Happy birthday LM!

By on January 26, 2012
My very good friend, Louis Mark Plaza is celebrating his birthday today. Most of his friends usually look forward to this day either for the theme of his dinner party or his interesting wishlist.


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A year ago today

By on November 11, 2011
A year after that fateful Thursday, I realized that God in his infinite wisdom, has a purpose for all our small troubles, for all our diseases and for all our pains.


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Happy Birthday Brinee Mae!

By on August 30, 2011
We would like to greet Brinee Mae, an obedient daughter and a thoughtful sister, on her birthday today.


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Planners

By on March 29, 2011
But the bottomline that I would like to underscore is just goal setting. It doesn't matter if it is written on a traditional medium or take an electronic form or only exist in your most trusted set of neurons in your head, as long as the discipline is there.


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Essay Metro Manila

Why Manila?

By on March 21, 2011
For those who have already fallen in love with Cebu in central Philippines, moving to Metro Manila is quite an unpopular decision.


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My other resignation letter

By on February 18, 2011
May I grab this opportunity to thank my first company for looking after me for the last 5 years. I had a lot of firsts here which explains in part why it is quite hard for me to say goodbye.
Brennan Mercado
The Philippines

Brennan is an electronics engineer by profession. From time to time, he gets to travel beyond his office cubicle, try new restaurants or catch up with his terribly long list of unread books. He likes museums, spicy food and talking with habal-habal drivers. For now, he's still deciding on whether to play Pokémon GO or not.

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Best of Cebu Blog Awards Best of Cebu Blog Awards
2015
    Best Food Blog
    Best Creative Writing in a Blog
    Finalist, Best Travel Blog

2014
    Finalist, Best Food Blog
    Finalist, Best Travel Blog

    Grand Winner, Visit Davao Tuloy ang Byahe Experience Blogging Competition.
    Winner, 2013 TLC Asia’s The Layover contest
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