I Climbed Stairs for 6 Months

“I am hardworking and a team player,” the girl in a black blazer said with such conviction. She was waiting for this interview.

I had a feeling the person on the phone pretends he's found her 'strengths' interesting. They were not very original nor creative.

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Hurrying my pace to the 11th floor (where my office sat), I left the 9th floor not wanting to hear her struggle next in making her ‘weakness’ sound as a positive.

For me, her weakness would be the lack of stealth.



Leave your Town

Imagine, for a second, if Frodo Baggins didn’t leave the Shire and risk his life to destroy the Ring.

For one thing, we wouldn’t have had the chance to see the trilogy. That is a big loss, entertainment wise.

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I still find myself re-watching the scene where the Giant Eagles came to the rescue in The Return of the King.

For another, if the story makes it to the production stage, it would revolve around Frodo doing Hobbit-sy errands, which are cool to watch, at least in the first 30 minutes.



Why Stalking Your Ex Online is a Bad Idea

I had one of those moments when I’m about to leave the office, nearly drained but felt amazingly productive, and the tired angsty self comes out, ready to hand out 'damns' to silly things just to humor me.

Visiting my Ex’s Instagram was the most daring thing for me that night, having dreaded, night and day, that particular route I knew would uproot the progress of ‘cleansing’ her out of my system. After all, it's been 2 years.

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Ex's Instagram wasn't set to private, as though mocking my very existence to dare take a peek into her amazing world without me.

It stings because we all want our Ex’s world to be demolished, mobbed by far superior alien species, or burned with comet fires, because we’re not part of it anymore.