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.

Wordless Wednesday: Kenji’s birthday bash

You can learn many things from children. How much patience you have, for instance. ~Franklin P. Jones Noise and laughter — I expected that from a class of second graders of RCMS (Rufo dela Cruz Memorial School) when I dropped by at their room last Friday afternoon, September 16. Instead, I saw a group of…

Wordless Wednesday: black butterfly

I guess this swallowtail butterfly lost its bearing; it seems odd to see it at the living room when it usually flutters by among the plants and flowers in the garden. As the butterfly clings on the curtain for a rest, my late grandmother’s words echo in my mind. She used to say that when…

Wordless Wednesday: Struggling with water-droplets

This resident stingless bee (Trigona biroi) was at work despite the drizzle early this morning. When the weather finally cleared, I found him moving oddly on a red petal of a Gumamela (Hibiscus rosa-sinensis). As I looked closer, I saw the poor drone struggled to get rid of the water-droplets on his wings; I just hope he’ll made it…

Wordless Wednesday: Altocumulus undulatus clouds

To rain or not to rain?  I seemed to forgot what I learned about clouds from Earth Science in High School. Still, I just ended up admiring the ripple-like patterns covering the Tubod-sky while weeding some pots of cacti…