Tough year. It’s the year of floods and self-doubt, but for this personal post, I’ll focus on the bright moments.
This year I got a new camera.
This year I went to the Yale House Party.
This year we celebrated the New Year without fireworks. Hooray!
This year I joined a fun run. Just 3k, but still.
This year we watched Zsa Zsa Zaturnnah, the play.
And of course, lovely Valentine’s Day.
This year I went to the launch of Kritika Kultura, which published one of my poems.
And then there’s the Palawan trip!
This year I ordered books online for the first time.
This year we went to a garage sale for Japan.
Book swap night, a constant.
This year I gave away books.
This year I attended the always-fun PSF book launch.
Got my cervical cancer vaccine shots.
This year I got a poem nominated for the Free Press Awards.
This year I played the Game of Thrones boardgame!
This year I got a new job.
This year I got myself a Galaxy Tab!
This year I received my second Palanca Award for poetry.
This year I read a poem to an audience.
This year I quite enjoyed the office Halloween party.
This year is the year of kindness. :)
This year I got nominated for the Pushcart Prize.
This year I read some good books.
A good year, despite it all.
2012, please be kind.