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Acronyms for Success

I had one of those off weeks, were some things didn’t go my way and the things that did seemed to go my way because I forced it.   219 more words

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Travel Tuesdays: The Philippines

In June 2015, we traveled to the Philippines. This trip was a long time in the making – hubby’s family lives over there and had been inviting us to visit for years. 299 more words


The Rise of Tito Mu-Mu

I sometimes get called Tito Mu-Mu, which, as far as nicknames go, isn’t too bad.

At my site in Almeria I live with a really awesome family right next to the ocean. 891 more words

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Build Back Better: A Framework for Recovery

The Philippines is among the world’s most vulnerable countries to disaster risks such as typhoons, and experiences an average of 20 tropical cyclones a year along with other extreme natural and weather related events.   503 more words

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The sheer magnitude of Super Typhoon Yolanda came as an early – and unwelcome – shock to the citizens of the small coastal town of Naval, Biliran. 244 more words


Biliran Province

Before leaving Region VIII, Yolanda would not spare the smaller province of Biliran.

“Yolanda taught us what a ‘storm surge’ is like,” says Alberto S. Tan, a local administrative aide. 204 more words


Ulan-Ulan Waterfalls (Biliran, PH)

When we were young, there were times when my sister and I would storm our way out just to take a bath under the rain. And it was fun… it was a different feeling getting soaked, half-naked without any pretentions. 357 more words