you’re one step braver, little one

If I want to become and be known as a mental health advocate, I'm going to need to speak honestly about ALL aspects of my mental illness. I'm bipolar and I've had severe depression for years and have experienced mania. Depression is relatively easy to talk about since it's the most discussed and most publicized…

strange but enriching idea #003

Originally written on December 22nd, 2016 @ 5:28 pm and now expanded. For more strange but enriching ideas, go here. Create works that get sold in Art-o-mat® - Don't Go 'Round Artless! They're basically converted cigarette machines that you can buy affordable art from! So neat. I already bought a prototype package so I can…

About Eileen – from 11 months ago in February ’16

NOTE: I had a habit where I collected my old about me's and bios and I think I want to start it again. This current one doesn't reflect the present me. I'm a lot more of a go-getter, not as pessimistic, and I have a new position now (which I should write about here finally,…

trajectories

I want to follow the trail of my reading and see where it goes. Since I have a number of unfinished books, I decide to focus on three concurrently. And the next read will be determined by the one directly before: references, themes, character names, places, allusions, a feeling, epigraphs, etc.   For example, I’m…

“Aswang Presidente” Monologue from the “In Full Color” Anthology

As I noted before, I was published in the In Full Color Anthology which was founded, selected, and directed by Summer Hortillosa and produced by Art House Productions. It's a collection of stories by women of color from the hit theatrical event. It aims to help women of color share their stories on stage and spark…