Weekly Photo Challenge: Comfort

This animal-print divan is my favorite piece of furniture in the house since we bought it in 2005. It’s where I often recline in my light-reading, siesta, watching TV, and bonding with my four pets. I guess my furry pals find it comfortable, too. Related Posts: http://lucidgypsy.wordpress.com/2011/10/09/weekly-photo-challenge-comfort/ http://semprehunokeli.wordpress.com/2011/10/10/weekly-photo-challenge-comfort/ http://pancakeashes.wordpress.com/2011/10/12/weekly-photo-challenge-comfort/ http://oranjeflamingo.wordpress.com/2011/10/11/weekly-photo-challenge-comfort/

Wordless Wednesday: Kenji’s Rambutan moment

The Rambutan (Nephelium lappaceum) fruits arrived late this year, at least here in the fruit-stands at Tubod’s public market. Still, we got to enjoy the sweetness of this seasonal fruit…especially my eight-year old nephew, Kenji.

Still in ‘craft mode’ even during brownouts

Rain plus prevailing winds equals brownouts.  That’s often the case here in Tubod, Lanao del Norte and in some neighboring towns during the wet season. However, power failures don’t stop me from crafting something pretty… like this necklace. DIY Vintage Lace Collar Necklace First, I decided to use pearls as embellishments for these lustrous organic gems never go…

Weekly Photo Challenge: Broken

The other day after school, my nephew and four of his second-grader classmates dropped by at the house to play some of the toys we’ve accumulated throughout the years.  They laughed and made happy noises upstairs as they played with toy robots, cars, green soldiers, Picachu, etc. Most of these were complementary toys from Jollibee and …

Hybrid Macopa?

Mom got a surprise for us today. She brought home some fresh fruits from a makeshift market nearby — a bunch of bananas, green mangoes and some unusual looking apples. On closer look, the red fruits  are Malay Apples (Syzygium malaccense) or  Macopas about 3 inches in diameter and 4.5 inches in length. However, these fruits do not seem to conform…

Morning Raindrops

Hosea 6:3 Then shall we know, if we follow on to know the LORD: his going forth is prepared as the morning; and he shall come unto us as the rain, as the latter and former rain unto the earth. KJV