When the virus hit Guam, my sister messaged and asked if I needed anything from the store because she was going to get baby stuff before she ran out. Immediately, my answer was “like what?” because I (a fortunate dingus) forgot for a moment that people usually get disposable diapers from the store. I’ve never … Continue reading Flats Challenge Day 1: Why I’m Participating
Where there is a family with an infant, there is a family that needs diapers - at least in most modern societies. This is especially true for Guåhan (Guam), where I come from, and especially true now that we are in a global pandemic which has led to a shortage of supplies. According to Guam … Continue reading The Diaper Dilemma
I've lived near the Micronesia Mall my entire life. This meant that I am always a less than two minute drive to the nearest grocery store. I've always liked shopping at night, since high school. Sometimes, I'd go with a friend or my sister to the store if I really wanted something in the middle … Continue reading 9: History
I'm going to activate my voice a little bit in this post for a very specific issue super relevant right now: The recent ruling on the Davis case regarding the plebiscite. Heard of it? If you haven't here's a nice link for you. Take a minute. And I'll be here when you get back. Got … Continue reading I couldn’t vote in the plebiscite but I’m okay with that.
Today's reading for Lit. of the Pacific was "Last Virgin in Paradise" and my professor opened up the discussion by asking what "paradise" means to us. Naturally, living on one, most everyone agreed that the beach was the paradisal go-to. Sandy beaches, cool ocean, salty wind at one's fingertips pretty much every day. What more … Continue reading Paradisu