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Marine Researcher Underwater Photographer College Instructor Research Specialist Advocate/Leader

Christmas Anyway ft. Hannah Flores Lyrics

frm: Jose Mari Chan: Going Home to Christmas Album a song that resonates my feeling this Christmas of 2014. Dedicated to all those who miss someone terribly this Christmas :’) We don’t need Yuletide lights aglow, There’s no need for … Continue reading

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Ode to Self

This is the only way I know how to live, This is where I know I can remain intact, Where I can hold my sanity, In a world where everything hangs by a thread, Like a house of cards where … Continue reading

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Waiting

Just when I felt like this you had to go, Should have made every effort to be with you. But at least I know it’s only temporary You’ll be back and that keeps my sanity Tried to say I’m ok … Continue reading

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When Words Loose their Essence

In the pursuit of an endless quest; In the rubbles of broken hopes and dreams, Words loose their meaning To the deafening silence of emptiness.. Boiling blood dictates a rush of sadness, A raging heart dictates a pulse of madness. … Continue reading

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Realizations of a 26 year old.

(I’m writing this after going down Capitol Hills for a talk. These thoughts came to me while riding on a habal2x which was somehow a near death experience. The cold night’s air and the wind blowing on my face stirred … Continue reading

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Talisaynons Train SCUBA Diving at Gutalac, Zamboanga del Norte

Day 1: July 14, 2013 After doing an overnight talk at Villa Azela Resort, Cordova with the Working Scholars of UCLM I immediately flew back to Talisay at around 7am in order to catch up with the team bound for … Continue reading

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The Pains of an Advocate

Ive’d always held to the belief that living for a greater purpose and calling would lead to a happier life, but as I went along I have come to realize that it’s not always the case. An advocate is someone … Continue reading

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