November 2010: Birthday Cards
My family is big on giving birthday cards. I got mine a few days after my birthday, but late is always better than never. I always cry when I read notes, letters, or cards that come from my family. I don’t know why but crying is almost like a knee-jerk reaction for me. Which is why I never read their cards in front of them. I lock myself up in my room for a few minutes, allow the...
November 2010: I was born on a Tuesday
Ever since I was born, my family has broken Filipino tradition and has stopped going to the cemetery on All Saints’ Day (1 November). I guess they thought it ironic (not to mention morbid) to commemorate your dead relatives on the anniversary of someone’s birth. I was born on a Tuesday late afternoon in 1983. My mother spent over 11 hours in labor, and had some difficulty...
While I can’t have you, I long for you. I am the kind of person who would miss a...– Jeanette Winterson. (via blindthoughts) What book of hers is this from?