Today, we (Catholics) commemorate the  Assumption of the Blessed Virgin Mary.  God, in His loving kindness, did not permit that the woman – who by a singular privilege was immaculately conceived so that she would be worthy to carry in her womb God’s only begotten Son – should suffer decay of body afterContinue reading “FOR THIS HOLY DAY”


I do feel like one right now. 🙂  Besides, that title will go well with my collection of pictures here.  Tell me tell me, what is your favorite?   Wait wait wait! and here’s the best yet. No worries.  The ingredients are rather ordinary:   Cheers to a beautiful day. 🙂 May your head beContinue reading “AIRHEAD”


In Bayanan where I grew up, the Feast of Saint Mary Magdalene is a big event.  People who have been away from our place, like myself, would usually schedule their around the Fiesta, as we call it. The Fiesta (which in the Philippines)  is usually a grand celebration, not only for the  community as aContinue reading “TRAVEL THEME: TRADITION”


The dark clouds trembled Liquid silver mixed with dust frogs sang through the night. It rained a lot during our trip. When I first set eyes on my mother’s garden, I was surprised that there was not much in it.  “The plants died.  It was too dry,” she explained.  The following day, rain poured in.Continue reading “RAIN”


For this week’s challenge – CREATE – I am posting two of the projects I did  a year and three years ago, respectively. The first one is a crown of rosettes that I made for the traditional May Crowning of the Blessed Virgin Mary last year. This was fashioned from twisties that were, well, twistedContinue reading “WEEKLY PHOTO CHALLENGE: Create – Rosettes”


Cook. Wash Dishes. Wash clothes. Fold clothes. Change diapers. Repeat. Sometimes, it feels like those are all the things she does. How inconsequential. How routine. She will look at herself, her unglamorous self, feel inadequate and descend into a blue funk. Through the blue prism, she sees her friends wearing clothes with names wondering whichContinue reading “BLUE FUNK”


No, I am not dabbling with food and cooking.  I am not that ambitious yet.  I know I can soften food, very well, I say.  However, I do not think that that ability is good enough to pretend to be a food blogger. 😀  The only reason I posted a brownie is because Beth ofContinue reading “THE BEST BROWNIES. EVER!”


Look at the flowers in the fields how they grow. They do not toil or spin.  But I tell you that not even Solomon in all his wealth was clothe like one of these.  If God so clothes the grass in the field which blooms today and is to be burned tomorrow in an oven, Continue reading “OF LILIES AND SPARROWS”


… I am posting some sunshine. And because it is rainy, I think I will have lots of dripping wet pictures again, babies permitting. I hope these rains will go visit those who are experiencing drought and forest fires at this time. Have a blessed day, whatever kind of weather you are having now. 🙂Continue reading “BECAUSE IT’S A RAINY DAY”