Happy Mother's Day

Happy Mother's Day to all the mothers out there! While mothers should always be appreciated, it's nice to have a day set aside just for them. Even though it has become so commercialized, I try to not think of that but think of my moms. I just want to wish my mom a wonderful mother's… Continue reading Happy Mother's Day


Happy Easter to Everyone!!

Jesus said to her, "I am the resurrection and the life. He who believes in me will live, even though he dies; and whoever lives and believes in me will never die. Do you believe in this?" John 11:25-26 Easter is an important day to all Christians.. This is the day that Jesus resurrected! This… Continue reading Happy Easter to Everyone!!


Spring is here…

Spring is in the air..In Kuwait spring is over and summer has started.. When I was in Toronto, spring had not reached! It was cold and there was still snow! Two days ago, it snowed again in Toronto! I just checked the weather in all these places and it's showing as 50 in Dallas, 36… Continue reading Spring is here…


Oh the Glamour

When I think of Glamour, I think of Old Hollywood (not to say current stars are not glamorous).. But the leading men and women of the really had an extra oomph to them that I don't see as much these days. If you Google the word "Glamour" the first images that come are of actresses… Continue reading Oh the Glamour


My blogging journey

Since moving to Kuwait, I've been updating my blog regularly. I started  blogging because I wanted to have a systematic archive of my life and experiences. Since the move, I wanted to write more about my experiences as an American in  the Middle East. I've gotten some great supporters/readers of my blog and I never… Continue reading My blogging journey


Happy Valentines Day … One day late

Valentines Day... The day that cards, chocolates, flowers, candy hearts are exchanged with their "valentines"..the day of love.... I remember as a child we would have Valentines Day parties in our classrooms. The teacher would decorate the room in red, pink, and white and we (children) would decorate shoe boxes for card holders. Then wait… Continue reading Happy Valentines Day … One day late

Ramblings/Thoughts, Travels

barely above water

I love this blog! The writer takes amazing pictures about his life in the Philippines.

A walk with my camera

We’re back at square one, or at least some of us are.  Others are not as fortunate and are still struggling to get a grip on reality up to this day.  The situation is improving, but not by much.  There are very long lines everywhere – bank ATMs, grocery stores, pharmacies, gasoline stations, meat shops, fast food outlets now reduced to food trucks, relief goods distributions, soup kitchens, medical check ups, etc, etc.  Street vendors have taken over the city’s commerce, selling goods ranging from basic food items to looted merchandise.

Of all the items being sold on the streets, the fastest moving items are soda in 1.5 liter bottles.  Prices have now dropped to Php50 each, inching closer to the pre-disaster price.  8oz soda bottles are also now appearing on sidewalks.  That’s a sparkle of hope that things will be alright, but all in good time.

Cycling has become…

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