Ube Macapuno Pie

Ube Macapuno Pie

This pie is my creation, there’s nothing else like it. It’s made from equal parts procrastination, impromptu, and defiance against the so-called colonial holiday spreading like syphilis outside of North America that you may know as “Thanksgiving”. My co-host, let’s call him, Will wanted a “traditional” spread of roasted turkey, stuffing, mashed potatoes, cranberry sauce, […]

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Untitled to annoy you

Untitled to Annoy You

Take care of the little things The easy ones you can do now Take care of the things in between Those stuck in the crevice, cracks, creep or repeat Take care of the major things They will nag and irritate you No rest until it’s done.

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Fresh Off the Plane

Fresh Off the Plane

My grandparents took my younger sister, Precious (yeah, I know) and I on a flight from Manila to Los Angeles when I was seven to reunite with my parents but I wasn’t too thrilled to leave my family, friends, and dog, Lucky (my dogmate) for good. But truthfully, I didn’t want to speak in English […]

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Writing Prompts

When you think you’ve created writing prompts but go down a rabbit-hole of what ifs. Blurry-ness Do things need to be defined for you to be content? Is clarity a crutch? Setting timelines based off of whom’s? And once you’ve defined things, is there no room for error? It’s what happens when you put on […]

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12 Signs You’re at a Brooklyn Party

12 Signs You're at a Brooklyn Party

Is it groundhog’s day or are all of the hipster parties morphing into the same one? 1. You didn’t realize this party’s location is still technically Brooklyn. 🗺️ 2. You have been invited by friends of friends of friends. 🗣️ 3. You look for other people of color. 🧐 4. You have to explain your […]

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A Trader Joe’s Missed Opportunity

I tweeted about my period. Don’t talk to me for the next 10 days unless you can handle my biting sarcasm. After the 10 days, it’ll just be my normal sarcasm. Are the tampons from Trader Joe’s called #TraderFlows??? @TraderJoesList @TraderJoesBest @TraderJoesRants pic.twitter.com/FJUWMSxNvY — Charm B. Trippin 🇵🇭 (@charmbtrippin) November 17, 2018

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