I actually enjoy milestones. And a couple of days ago, September 1, 2017, I was able to join in on the first birthday party of a darling little sweetie, Allie. 🙂 My dear friend Alex and his wife, Jennifer invited sent me an invitation a month beforehand to Allie’s Mad Hatter-themed birthday party. Now, Allie…… Continue reading Photos: Allie’s First Birthday!
Category: Letters to My Daughter
“walking on sunshine”
https://youtu.be/P2EBRU6DBf0 Just when you think life’s a little bit heavy, an angel of an incredibly upbeat and positive song comes up on your spotify work playlist. “I’m walking on Sunshine…”, crooned on the radio, and their soft voices and the guitar strums really got my attention. It was supposed to be just background music so…… Continue reading “walking on sunshine”
Book quote: The view from the cheap seats
"I was always aware, reading Chesterton, that there was someone writing this who rejoiced in words, who deployed them on the page as an artist deploys paint upon his palette. Behind every Chesterton sentence, there was someone painting with words, and it seemed to me that at the end of any particular good sentence or… Continue reading Book quote: The view from the cheap seats
Why do I journal?
"The final twist of secrecy; lives hidden from themselves. Memories lost. "I just don't remember anymore, " they say blankly to their children or grandchildren. Lives leaving not a trace, just shadows..." - Alexandra Johnson ( From Leaving a trace: On keeping a journal, the art of transforming A Life into Stories.) 🙂
Photos: Intramuros morning
My friend Arla was entertaining her friends from France while they were in town for a few days. She asked me to join them for breakfast in Intramuros, before they would leave on a flight later that same day. Intramuros was one of my favorite touristy spots to shoot in, when in Manila, and I…… Continue reading Photos: Intramuros morning
Video: “Say you won’t let go”
One can easily fall in love with this song... The melody is really good, and the lyrics, though simple, ring true. This is clearly my favorite song for 2016. (:-) May we all find this kind of ideal.)
Photo: the full moon
When one looks really hard, and is patient enough, one sees colors and light in the way one wants to see it. I took this photo while in the plane to a city a couple of hours away from where I live in order to attend the conference. Traveling alone, I was able to enjoy… Continue reading Photo: the full moon
On Writing (and paper and pens)
It is a combination of all the elements of writing; passion, paper and pen…that gets the juices flowing. 🙂
One of my pastimes is to observe people (and observe life, in that same breath).