154 – On 6 Reflections After Quitting Cosplay

For those of you who have followed The Monching's Guide from the start, you have read about my retirement from cosplay in 2014, as seen in this post. Where have I landed after cosplay? I have had two jobs and two years with CJ, going to three this November. I also have had a lot … Continue reading 154 – On 6 Reflections After Quitting Cosplay

136 – On Writing, Cooking, And Being Inspired

I want to cook and become a chef when I graduate. Such a statement is an irony in itself—considering I am in a liberal arts university. Some even wonder why I even took up creative writing in the first place, when I have an almost devil-may-care attitude about the discipline. To answer that question, it's … Continue reading 136 – On Writing, Cooking, And Being Inspired

91 – On Disobeying Fear, Thinking Positive, And Moving On

My name is Monch Puentebella, and I'm the owner and administrator of The Monching's Guide - this blog you are reading right now. You'll find a lot of food-related posts, an occasional product review, and a sprinkling or two of my thoughts about life. However, let me digress from those things on this instance to … Continue reading 91 – On Disobeying Fear, Thinking Positive, And Moving On