"Hey Matt, have you seen these babies?" I asked my 9 year-old nephew one time, while we were having lunch at their place. "Sure, tita, they've been there for about 3 days already..." he said to me, referring to the new hamsters. "For real?" I asked. He just smiled and shrugged his shoulders, and [...]
Lady in Green trying to squeeze through the throng of devotees of St. Anthony. Sibulan, June 2016.
One of the oldest friends, from way back in grade school recently posted a photo of him and his new daughter, Nina Gaelle. I absolutely love this photo. She's adorable...all milk and cuddles! 🙂 Twan and Marian are so blessed! ❤
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=7QU1nvuxaMA Chris Cornell. --- A friend of mine gave me my first taste of his music years ago. When I first listened to this song, my first thought, "Wow...there is so much pain..." News articles say that he killed himself by hanging, after years of dealing with substance abuse and anxiety disorder. (There goes another [...]
Lovers at Sunrise, Siargao, May 12, 2017. One time, a friend of mine asked me, "How do you find these people (i.e. Lovers) to photograph?" I answered, "I don't know, they just happen to be there most of the time..." Anyway, when I was there, we were given leave to go out to a popular [...]
Was in Siargao, Surigao Del Norte for a week. It was absolutely beautiful over there. The takeaway lesson for this trip was that, if you say yes to an invitation, you just might get the surprise of your life...and a positive experience to change your heart for the better. 🙂
I remember feeling infinitely bored daily when I was growing up. It was a deeply intense desire to always be stimulated. To always discover something new was a daily quest for me. A new thing, new person, new experience would always fascinate. I grew up in the province. Back in the day, we had no [...]