I am a Woman; I Will Take What’s Mine

I am a feminist. And in my world, that is something that people don't understand. For the most part, they say I take too much offense over minor things. They don't understand small things add up to a lot. It is unfortunate that I live in a culture where misogyny is fully accepted. I've been taught …

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Plane Rides and Sunrise

“What breaks in daybreak? Is it the night? Is it the sun, cracked in two by the horizon like an egg, spilling out light?” ― Margaret Atwood This was taken just a few days after I climbed Mount Pulag. While I won't post a photo of the magical sunrise I saw from on top of …

Sunrise

“Nature unfolds her treasure at the first ray of sunrise.” ― Kishore Bansal A few years ago, I cried when I realized I couldn't watch the sunrise at the beach during a family vacation. "I want to see the sunrise." I was angrily trying not to cry, to no avail. See, the sunrise is too …