Hey, Nikka

Personal Blog of Nikka Shem

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{Life Lately} Trick or Treat

This year, we decided to go a little overboard on our “Trick or Treat” treats. Instead of the usual “supot-supot” like we did last year, we packed the treats on this cutesy diy paper bag. We made use of the scratch papers in our office, printed some halloween smileys and happy halloween greetings, cut and pasted. It  ...

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Life at 33

I woke up late at night to the sound of my phone. Birthday messages started the minute the clock hit midnight. My 33rd year of life has officially began. Mom stayed up late to greet me, “Anak happy happy birthday hahaha 33 na ang anak ko.” I do not know if I am happy or scorned by my mom’s greeting. Thanks Mom! Today, I am another year older.  ...

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My 2014 Life Bucket List

I am on my 30s and I feel terrible for the things I haven’t accomplished. I need to have a goal in life. Something, I need to do and accomplish. Today, I am making a list of the things I need to/should do in my next 5 years. In my list: Explore at least 5 provinces/country. Travel solo. More adventure. Go on a cruise. Live in a foreign country  ...

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30th Birthday Wishlist

Hello AUGUST! August is one of my favorite month aside from December (Christmas) and April (Summer) merely because it is my birth month. My birthday is coming up next in 11 days — August 23. And so the countdown begins. And for the first time in my life I am feeling little weird. I am not yet ready to say goodbye to my 20s. I’ve never been so  ...

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Batch 2001 in 2011 Part 3

After spending an hour in our school ground, we felt we needed to visit Ballong’s grave. I went with the girls. The boys went on their own. We find it more comfortable to visit him first before we enjoy the rest of the day. I don’t know how to behave. Am I going to smile or frown? It was a happy day. In our sincerest, we offered him a prayer  ...

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