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The Dancing Festival

A couple of days after my “Ships Ashore the Leyte Coast” adventure, we went to the annual Sangyaw Festival (Dancing Festival). This year was particularly special because of the recent disaster that hit the region. 111 more words


Tranquility 1

Chapter 1  Tranquility

Monday Morning – November 4th 2013

That Monday morning began much as all the others had done. Since I had started my early retirement the previous July, Monday mornings always meant a shopping trip to Tacloban City. 935 more words

Ships Ashore the Leyte Coast

A couple of days ago, my parents and I took ourselves on a mini-excursion to the outskirts of Tacloban City where the ships washed ashore after the most dangerous typhoon hit the area. 59 more words


The Philippines Adventure So Far

My 28-day trip so far! I’ve only been here for a week and I already cannot see myself leaving… EVER. From Dodging congested traffic to spending time with my amazing family, I am so grateful for every day I get to spend here in my second home. 13 more words


Writing 101, Day 12: I wished I asked “How are you?” when I had the chance

Today, take a cue from something you’ve overheard and write a post inspired by a real-life conversation. Revisit a time when you wish you’d spoken up, reminisce about an important conversation that will always stick with you, or tune in to a conversation happening around you right now and write your reaction. 541 more words

Writing 101

Cards for Tacloban

Helen has been doing all these beautiful creative stuff in order to raise funds for our Helping Hands projects – knitting those cute owls and creating lovely hand-drawn cards – so I knew I also had to do something similar at my end. 761 more words

catch me if you can

2 young kids trying to catch us riding a jeepney at Tacloban.
they dont need an “Ipad” or a computer to be happy.