Perspectives

I was never a history buff in school.  In fact, history was one of my worst subjects. I learned early on that one of my greatest weaknesses was memorizing dates and names.  It even extended to Chemistry (memorizing the different elements and their properties) and Math (memorizing the different laws and symbols).  I did doContinue reading “Perspectives”

Simplicity in the Philippines

We toured a group of American ladies last January, three sisters who had lived in Bukidnon for a few of their childhood years, some 40 years ago.  They came back to visit the places they had once called home.  What was amusing was, though they enjoyed remembering their antics of their yester-years as we broughtContinue reading “Simplicity in the Philippines”

Filotours: Fresh Eyes for the Philippines

So many islands, 7107 of them.  How can anyone visit them all in one lifetime?  The answer:  Send your kids to university where they will learn cinematography and film making.  Then once they’ve become experts in their chosen fields, take a long break and bring them to visit the Philippines, the country of their roots.Continue reading “Filotours: Fresh Eyes for the Philippines”

Of Earthquakes and Tremors

I woke up briefly to a tremor this morning around 3:00am.  It was just a short one, lasting about 3-4 seconds, enough to make me hear the ornaments on the wall rattle.  I think the last time I remember waking up to a tremor like that was a few years ago and I was beginningContinue reading “Of Earthquakes and Tremors”