Happy new year, everyone! The year 2020 had us all beaten blue. Hopefully, this 2021 we’d be able to turn those frowns to sunny smiles.
But before I flip a new page in this book called life, here’s my final wrap up for the year that was.
Things I’ve written…
Writing has been quite challenging for me throughout COVID-19 days. I hope and pray I get to find my muse again. Even with just a few lines, I’d take it.
- Vignette: The forgotten pages of whines
- Because I could not stop for Death by Emily Dickinson
- “Hope” is the thing with feathers by Emily Dickinson
Books I’ve read…
I believe my recent post, Book Talk: Stuck in the mood, explains how my reading life was during the month of December. Again, thanks to LibriVox for their free public domain audiobooks. I was able to quench my thirst for a good ol’ Sherlock Holmes adventure. For those who would like to give it a listen, here are the links:
Places I’ve been…
For the first time in my lifetime, I have spent Christmas day away from my family and the comfort of our home. Thankfully I have James to rely on. Since both our vacation leaves at work were practically useless with the strict travel restrictions and requirements, we decided to just spend a few days on a nearby mountain resort here in Cebu. And it was indeed a well-deserved break.
You can read our experience here, Durano Eco Farm and Spring Resort: A retreat for escapists
Posts I loved…
I haven’t been around virtually ─ sad, really. I didn’t get a chance to read other people’s posts or interact with the friends I met here. I promise to be back… soon.
May the year 2021 be a lot easier for all of us. Sending virtual hugs to all. ❤