Beautiful Faces of the Cordillera

Lola Agaman Mutua My grandmother from the province of Bokyawan, Hungduan, Ifugao. Date of birth is unknown. However according to calculations, it was estimated that Lola Agaman is in her early 80s. In this photo capture, she sits at the backyard, enjoying the soft blow of the cold wind, as she chews her “momma”, dipping…

Thoughts, thoughts, thoughts….

I’ve been pondering on the days that passed. Last two Sundays ago, I fell from  my cousin’s yard, along the steep way going to my place. This happened while carrying my 5-year old grandson. I broke my left foot. I am in real pain to this day. Last Friday, there was a big thing between…

A Mug of Coffee to Make my Day

I always have a love for coffee. Mornings with coffee make my day. A hot brewing coffee in the afternoon relaxes my thoughts. The doctors say no to coffee, but can’t help but love coffee all the more. Coffee with cream, black coffee, or brewed, it’s everything I like.So if you plan to give me…

Savor Life Now – Read This Touching Letter From a Grandma

Every day is a challenge. You wake up in the morning, prepare the kids for school, prepare a cup of coffee, face the computer, and start a long 8-hour shift. Though I work at home, I squeeze in projects as much as I can to meet the family’s needs. Whenever my kids or my husband…

Some Sentiments Not Worth Sharing!

Okay, I think my brain is draining too fast. Need to finish one thing after the other but took time to write this just to relieve some of the stress of too much mind work. Anyway, I cut my fingers today. I hate the new vegetable cutter. It sliced through the tip of my finger…

Over a Cup of Coffee

Aahhh, The Catholics Four old Catholic men and a Catholic woman were having coffee in St. Peters Square The first Catholic man tells his friends, “My son is a priest, when he walks into a room, everyone calls him ‘Father’.” The second Catholic man chirps, “My son is a Bishop. When he walks into a…

You Say You Want a Resurrection

Originally posted on Open Thought Vortex:
The symbolic language of the crucifixion is the death of the old paradigm; resurrection is a leap into a whole new way of thinking. ~Deepak Chopra We all want to change the world.  It is something intrinsic to the human condition to always be seeking for better conditions; more…

Doodling Doodles

While everyone is praised with great drawing as a work of art, doodles stay behind the shadows of drawings. But isn’t it that doodles are the beginnings of drawings? I remember doodling my way in class when the teacher becomes too boring. Or doodling my way until a lecture is done. Candy Candy A girl with…

Have you ever been unfaithful…? 

At dinner one evening when the husband reached across the table, took his wife’s hand in his and said, “Martha, soon we will be married 50 years, and there’s something I have to know. In all of these 50 years, have you ever been unfaithful to me?” Martha replied, “Well Henry, I have to be…

Thoughts from DiCarprio

Leonardo DiCaprio, we’ve known him from when he was a young boy appearing in several commercial and educational films. From the TV to the film industry, DiCaprio had gathered good and bad critiques and one of the successful actors we have today. What does he have to say to aspiring young actors. A noteworthy message…

Old Black Boards, (Incredible)

I love to read about the past and the evidence of their existence. This one land in my email today and thought it is worth sharing. Contractors began work on four classrooms of Emerson High School in Oklahoma City, they knew their remodel would improve education – but they never expected it would impact local…

It’s What You Scatter: The Red Marble

I am in deep thoughts today, pondering on many things that my mom and I don’t have, on the love-hate relationship we have for as far as I remember. In the middle of pondering and heart ache, while working for my “boss” from miles away, I found an email that touched me, made me smile,…

A Round Trip

A Round Trip To Mandaluyong On February 12, my husband agreed to drive for El Garage Studios to pick their model from Tivoli Garden. There were some change of plans that Topper, my cousin-in-law wouldn’t be able to accompany my husband. So I ended up at the front seat of the car. My role? Well, to…