Every year on Mother’s Day, I would always think of the amazing things my mom did for me. Despite my anger towards her, I would still come up with the words like, ‘she gave me life,’ ‘she took care of me,’ ‘she cooked the best adobo,’ and many more. But this year, it’s different. If you are going to ask me ‘what is the greatest thing my mom has done for me?’ I could only come up with one.
I’ve been watching too many Japanese Animation or what others called Anime lately. I’ve watched so many of it that I could not even remember plot nor the title of most of it. However, there was one Anime that I have watched (repeatedly) every day for one month. I watched it so much that I even unconsciously memorized most of the lines.
It’s been eight years since I came to the US. Though I never had a difficult time adjusting because I adapted pretty quick, there were things that I had struggle grasping. The first four years of my life in the US were spent in the university with everything paid for. During these years, I started […]
I stumbled on this story while watching the anime Fruits Baskets. I had to re-watched the part where the character was telling this story. Since I’ve heard this story, I could not get it out of my head.
I started asking myself if I would also be considered a foolish traveler. Am I being fooled by the people I helped and continue helping back in my home country? If these people were tricking me, does it matter? Besides, when these people asked for help, I have a choice not to give in. But I still chose to help even though I know the fact that they might trick me.