New Puppy and other Dog Stories

The last time the house had a dog was when I was still in grade school. His name was 'Bagets'. If you are not familiar with the '80's Philippine pop culture,  Bagets is a coming-of-age movie which stars Aga Muhlach, Herbert Bautista, to name a … [Continue reading]

Nature and Photography

I love looking at photos.  Whenever a friend comes home from a trip, I always ask them to post their photos. I love photography. I am always in awe of photographs that friends post in Facebook.  There are a lot of them who took photography as a hobby … [Continue reading]

Some travel thoughts

Last year, I started dreaming about traveling again when I started to recoup from some personal tragedy. I can go melodramatic here and start telling my sob story-only child, orphan, no regular job. Instead of wallowing over things I have no control … [Continue reading]

An Afternoon with @filipinadiver and @tulogboy

Prologue I started following @filipinadiver on Twitter last year. A link to their blog, www.ourrestlessfeet.com, is in @filipinadiver's twitter profile. I learned that, together with @tulogboy, they went to Tinuy-an Falls in Bislig, Surigao del Sur … [Continue reading]

My Flood Stories

Butuan City, where I live, is a flood-prone area. My mother and her sisters had told us a lot of flood stories. They lived near the river (we still do). When rainy season comes, the river swells and overflows. There was a time that they experienced … [Continue reading]