“Journey To The Other Side”

“When we let silence wash over, a space is created for vulnerability and the potential to know others in a way that talking could never allow” (B. Zhang, HFO). It was a wintry Thursday night when I and my comrade were cruising our way to one of the badminton courts where we usually compete for…

Where The Four Great Amputees And Mountains Led Me

The windy afternoon was starting to metamorphose into dusk. We were walking along the steep ravines of Rio Grande de Cagayan on the outskirts of Santo Thomas in Isabela when I happened to glance down at the jagged boulders, approximately 20 feet high. The gushing sound of the waters slapping the rocks, which got me…

2014: A Year of Life Lessons

2013 was a milestone year for Stories of the Wandering Feet & Mind. The blog gained several blurbs from other blogs and the blogger had an article published in national print. The experience was very humbling. Now that 2015 has already unfolded, it is but fitting for me to join the bandwagon once again even though…

If Only I Could Turn Back Time

This particular story of regret was summoned into mind again when I met a dog, who became instantly close to me and who looks so much like my late, first best friend, on the mountain trails of Mt. Manalmon in Bulacan province last 12 February 2012. Twenty years ago, I was this young and naive…