Photos: Allie’s First Birthday!

 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 [...]

“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 [...]

Serendipity

My family and I went on a road trip around my home island in the Philippines, and we ended up in an ancestral house in Silay City, Negros Occidental (which is closer to Bacolod City). The house, built by a politician/sugar baron named Gaston, was a roomy 12 bedroom house with old world vibes. It [...]