March 5, 2013

She's Engaged!

"A bell is no bell 'til you ring it...
A song is no song 'til you sing it...
And love in your heart
Wasn't put there to stay -
Love isn't love
'Til you give it away."
~ Oscar Hammerstein, Sound of Music...

So my daughter, Tracey gives her heart and love... She is engaged!


The smart and lucky man is Josh.... :) He is a great man. They are lucky to have each other...


So happy for both of them!

March 2, 2013

PhotoHunt - Steel


I am not too sure where I found this photo. I saved it because my daughter is a children's playground designer and I wanted to send this to her... but haven't yet.

So here is an interesting photo... made of steel. This is for you, Trace.


If anyone can tell me where this is from, I will appreciate it!

February 19, 2013

Happy Birthday, Nang Glor!

I was in the Philippines for a little over 6 weeks. I probably attended a birthday party each and every week that I was there. It started when Manang Glor had her birthday on December 30th.


Let me introduce to you my " Older sister from another Mother" - Manang Glor! (Manang is the term we use for older sister, root word is the Spanish word, Hermana...)

She has always been so special as she helped take care of us as we were growing up. She lived with my parents for as long as I could remember.


Now, she is a retired teacher and celebrated her birthday with almost her entire family there...She has a fun and supportive family too. Lucky her!

February 16, 2013

PhotoHunt - Miniscule


When I was on an extended visit to the Philippines, there were so much to see and do. One of the things I saw were these beautiful miniscule bananas. They were cooked (boiled in their skin).


You can see how small they are... compare it to my thumbnail!
Peeled and ready to be eaten. Delicious.


January 20, 2013

PhotoHunt - Haven


My home away from home. Haven - Casey and Glenda's home by the sea in Samboan.


Flowers around the home, an upside-down hibiscus -


... poinsettia that grew way up to there - the height of the second story of the home !


sea out front... Life is good.



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I am a lurker turning blogger during my spare time. Work is playing with small children all day, i.e. teaching kindergarten. I spend a lot of time at work, and day dreaming about the travels I could be taking. Read more

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