Virtually Connected

“Your connections to all the things around you literally define who you are.” – Aaron D. O’Connell The word connect as defined in google is a verb meaning “to bring together or into contact so that a real or notional link is established.” I was contemplating whether to post photos of bridges from different countries or…

Special Spot in Sandringham

“Wherever you go, bring your sunshine… ” – unknown It is in days like these, when the weather in Melbourne is extremely warm, that you just want to get lost in the beach. Taking off your shoes, walking in the sand and feeling the cold water on your toes, is simply magical. My family went…

Wedding Smiles

Last November I visited London for the second time…this time it’s for my son’s wedding. Tim and Leigh were ‘high school sweethearts’, went to the same school, were partners in their Debutante’s Ball, and they had been together ever since. They had a simple and intimate wedding and that’s how they had always envisioned their…

Those Good Old Days

“What i like about photographs is that they capture a moment that’s gone forever, impossible to reproduce.” – Karl Lagerfield Nostalgia is associated with a yearning for the past, its personalities, and events, especially the “good old days” or a “warm childhood” – Wikipedia I am putting this out for Nancy’s A Photo a Week Challenge…

My baby is 25

 “A daughter is someone you laugh with, dream with, and love with all your heart.” Twenty five years ago, I gave birth to this beautiful baby. She was perfect but she was annoying haha She cried a lot, she was fussy, she had tantrums… But as all babies do … she grew up and became…

Which Way are We Going?

“The world is made of stairs, and there are those who go up and those who go down.” – Ed McBain Every photo has a story… about friendship, about family or even just random thought. Here is my collection of steps and stairs photos for this week’s challenge, hope you like it. For Cee’s Fun…

PULL UP A SEAT PHOTO CHALLENGE 2019-WEEK 12

“Worrying is like sitting in a rocking chair It gives you something to do but it doesn’t get you anywhere.” -English proverb My entry this week, for XingFuMama’s Pull Up a Seat Challenge is something close to my heart. These are some people that I love, joining me in my search for photos of seats….

Friday Foto Fun – Holidays

“Family is not an important thing. It’s everything.” –Michael J. Fox   October 2018 – My son was in Australia for a few weeks and the family decided to have a weekend away for bonding time. I wanted to go to another state but work schedule of my daughter and my husband wouldn’t permit. So…

Tickles and Hugs

“The most precious jewels You’ll ever have Around your neck Are the arms of your children.” I have two kids, my daughter ‘Tishie Girl”, is in her mid twenties and my son, “Timmy Boy” is in his late twenties. They are both on their own now and Timmy Boy is already married and has moved…

Pick Me Up – February 19, 2019

“To be in your children’s memories tomorrow,You have to be in their lives today.”― Barbara Johnson Every time I post, I also find something inspirational that I incorporate with it. Thanks to Cee Neuner , I am able to do this on a regular basis. Growing up in the Philippines was very different to the way…

Wanderlust @8 Cebu, Philippines.

“The most beautiful in the world is, of course, the world itself.” – Wallace Stevens Cebu is a province of the Philippines, in the country’s Central Visayas region, comprising Cebu islands and more than 150 smaller surrounding islands and islets. Every time there is a mass celebration, this is what you see outside the church….

Goofing around with the kids…

“The best thing to hold onto in life is each other.”-Audrey Hepburn When I am all alone at home, I can’t help but sometimes think of those times when I and my whole family are still living in one house. During the weekends, we all go out together…we go to the park… just because… And…

Wanderlust @3 Palawan

Palawan is the largest province in the Philippines. One must take a budget airline, like Air Asia or Cebu Pac from Manila to get to Puerto Princesa. Unlike other tourist spots, Puerto Princesa is still untouched by tourism. We were told that they were not building any high rise here so as not to destroy…

Wanderlust @1 America

“Die with memories, not dreams.” – Unknown My family and I left our motherland and moved to Melbourne, Australia in the early 90s. I come from the Philippines and you can say that I come from a middle income family (not from the slums as you can see in some documentaries but also not rich…