Weekly Photo Challenge: Fleeting

Rain in the middle of summer, how about that!  My nephew begged his Mom to let him play in the rain and how could you say no to this energetic, hyperactive, little boy? So, as soon as his Mom gave him the nod, he’s off running carelessly around the yard..screaming and laughing his heart out!…

Lighting Up the Candles

Last week was a busy one for me.  It’s Halloween (Undas) and we Filipinos have a different way of celebrating it.  Undas is a time for us to remember our departed loved ones.  Before the actual day, people spend time cleaning the tombs and repainting it or their mausoleum if they have one.  And then…

Weekly Photo Challenge: Foreign

In a Foreign Land with a Foreign Experience   I never thought I would someday be back and see, the same country which feels like a different UAE. This time with a clear purpose to seek, which I’ve prepared for and more than willing to complete.   Fetch at the airport by my brother-in-law, who…

The Mom That She Is

These past few months I witness the depth and complexity of motherhood…I knew for a fact that mothers are caring and loving.  Then I realized that they are that and so much more…I guess that there are things about her that you only learn about as you age with them for it is only then…

The Ties That Bond

Now, I realized that growing up in a home with a brother and three other sisters, is the most chaotic place where I feel I’m at peace. Through the years, I have learned to appreciate all the noises and scrambling. Now, I accepted the fact that although life with them is unpredictable, it is still…