Day 5: My Siblings

In the family, there are only 3 of us siblings; I have 2 older brothers, making me the youngest and the only girl. Being the only girl in the brood of 3 has affected my personality greatly. Growing up, I was mostly surrounded by boys—my brothers and their friends. I would play their games and…

Day 4: My Parents

And yes, I am resuming the 30-day Writing Challenge I started last year with John Reuben. This time around I will be doing it with a newly found friend whom I am so glad to have met—a kindred spirit, Stephanie or Stef.  Stef is a writer, a poet, and a passionate creative. Her works are wonderful and…

Day 3: My First Love

How I define my first love: was given, was taken or lost (I’m still quite unsure which, maybe both) and then gained and became more valuable to be lost. This is the story of me back then, and how my first love became one of my closest bestfriend. I was not a girly girl. Having…

Day 2: Let Me Write–

It was the summer of 2001 when I first wrote my own story (of sort). It was nothing amazing nor awesome. It was inspired after the teen book series Sweet Valley Twins and Babysitter’s Club. My childhood bestfriend and I love the book series so much that everytime Booksale (they didn’t have a physical shop…

Day 1: All About Misty

Yes, that is the name I go with. But in case you want to know, my first name is Misty Karen. I get to be called different names by different people. My family calls me by my nickname Mika /mаɪ-ka/, but few people who are close to me call me Mika /mi-ka/, Meekai or Mikay,…

I am back, and with a challenge!

So after almost 2 months of hiatus, I am finally back. If not for a consecutive tweet conversation I had with a longtime friend of mine, I would not have posted anything new here, especially that I just decided to write again on a journal/diary. My friend Kazuo and I both want to jump start…