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Hit The Road on Labor Day Weekend

We are on the road again! On our way to paradise. Our bear camp 2019 site at the Mogollon Rim. The girls are busy on their mobiles. They know there will be no service at the campsite, the wilderness. Road trip is always fun. The scenic views de-stress me. The saguaros are a delight to… Continue reading Hit The Road on Labor Day Weekend

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Hello Camping, Goodbye WiFi

We are going on a camping today. Everything is ready.The red truck is full of stuff. Up north at the Mogollon Rim in Arizona is the place to go. The Rim country embraces 50-mile radius around the town of Payson. Payson is 90 miles northeast of Phoenix. It has an elevation of 5,000 feet and… Continue reading Hello Camping, Goodbye WiFi

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Feed My Starving Children

Feed My Starving Children is a non-profit organization in Mesa, Arizona. Zoe, my younger daughter, went to a Character field trip yesterday at the Feed My Starving Children (FMSC). She has many nice words about the organization. "Mama, they feed children in 70 countries!" Zoe exclaimed. She attends a charter school in Arizona. The charter… Continue reading Feed My Starving Children

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Lived Experience Of A Helpless and Hopeless Blind Couple At The Height Of Typhoon

Blind couple Ana, 44 and Alex, 64 (not their real names) are from Leyte in southern Philippines. They are childless and live by themselves. Their blindness was caused by measles during their childhood. Alex earns a living by climbing coconut trees and gathering “tuba” (coconut wine). At the height of super typhoon Haiyan the couple… Continue reading Lived Experience Of A Helpless and Hopeless Blind Couple At The Height Of Typhoon

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A Female Teenager with Autism Spectrum Disorder Uttered Her First Sound at the Height of Super Typhoon

Mary (not her real name) is a 17 year old female with Autism Spectrum Disorder. She lives with her family in Tanauan, Leyte in southern Philippines. Before Super Typhoon Haiyan hit Leyte in 2013 Mary was very silent. She cannot even utter any sound. Even when she cried, no sound came out from Mary. She… Continue reading A Female Teenager with Autism Spectrum Disorder Uttered Her First Sound at the Height of Super Typhoon

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Smart Strategies To Help Persons With Disabilities and Elderly During and After Super Typhoon

In some countries like the Philippines the Persons with disabilities (PWDs) and senior citizens are the most vulnerable during calamities. "PWDs account for more than double the mortality rates during calamities", according to a government official. The Super typhoon “Haiyan/Yolanda” battered the southern Philippines (Leyte) on November 8, 2013 with winds of up to 315… Continue reading Smart Strategies To Help Persons With Disabilities and Elderly During and After Super Typhoon

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Learn How To Create A Blog

Part 2 - What Do You Want To Write About? This is a continuation of my blogging series. I hope this will help aspiring bloggers out there to start their dream. A few days ago I have published Part 1 - Why blog? Here's the link. https://itslifelyn.com/2019/08/07/learn-how-to-create-a-blog/ So, you want to start a blog. You… Continue reading Learn How To Create A Blog

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Learn How To Build Your Credit

Credit score is life!Trusworthiness on financial matters is very important here.Different people have varied advises on how to build a credit.It was confusing!Even the bankers have different insights.One banker says, a person needs to have at least 5 credit cards!"It helps in building a credit," he said.Further, he himself has five credit cards, according to… Continue reading Learn How To Build Your Credit

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A Photo Diary: A Day At The Farm

As a young girl, my family lived on the farm.Our first house was surrounded by trees.There was a stream nearby.I was told that my father planted a coconut tree for each of us children around the house.We moved when I was a few months old.But the family continued working on the farms.It's a source of… Continue reading A Photo Diary: A Day At The Farm

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Bear Camp 2019

We are going bear camping again! I experienced it first time last year. This year my girls are coming with us. It's scheduled on the last week of August. But maybe we will only be going for 2 days. The girls have classes. Just for Faye and Zoe to get the hang of it. I… Continue reading Bear Camp 2019