I was wishing for rain for weeks now because I wanted my flowering plants to become green again. It rained yesterday at last. But it rained cats and dogs! It created chaos. Many roads were closed. There was no school bus for my girls. We waited for 20 minutes too! Photos below were taken on… Continue reading Flash Floods in Arizona
My friend owns restaurants. But she's not a typical business owner. She's different. She works from dawn to late afternoon. During winter, she works even longer hours. She doesn't just monitor the business. She does the business. She is the business. She cooks. She prepares the food. She cleans. She does the marketing. She does… Continue reading OFW: Hindi Tayo Nangibang Bansa Para Mamatay (We Did Not Come Here To Die)
This was taken early this morning.
I heard this from a grandpa. He's a house painter. I overheard him telling a friend that he has many projects. And that he was already behind in finishing the house painting he has accepted because he was hospitalised. That's when he uttered "we do not work to die". While it is true that we… Continue reading We Do Not Work To Die
The Canyon Lake is known for great sceneries and a great place for watersports enthusiasts.The lake is part of the Superstition Wilderness, of Tonto National Forest.It's probably the most picturesque one among the four dams created by the Salt River.One cannot go near the Dam for security purposes.We took the picture from a distance.The lake… Continue reading The Best Things to See in Arizona – The Canyon Lake
These are some video clips from our roadtrip on Labor Day Weekend.We joined the Bear Camp 2019 at the Mogollon Rim.The clear sky and the beautiful pine trees.The clear water of the Lower Canyon Creek.The great outdoor as the playground of my girls using pine cones.The petite yellow wildflowers.They were everywhere.The bright beautiful sunflowers.The longer… Continue reading Does It Get Any Better Than This? (videos)
(Series 1)Most of the times people working at the cafe are busy.But there is always a reason to smile and be happy😃.Story #1Waitress:What do you like to drink ma'am?Lady guest:Water with snow.The waitress just looked at her.When the guest realized what she said, she laughed out loud.She is a snowbird and just arrived in Arizona.(Snowbird… Continue reading 3 Funny Stories At The Cafe
We missed the waters.It's been a while since we've been to any body of water with running water!It's a very welcome extra that in bear camping 2019 we were able to go visit the Lower Canyon Creek with very cold water.Zoe even joked, "mama the water is too cold, I am going to die!"We enjoyed… Continue reading Caution: Cute Young Ones and Young Once At Play!
Going to bear camp 2019 is the first for my girls.Their first time also to experience the wilderness.At the wilderness, there was No Mobile Signal.No Japanese Anime for Faye.No K-dramas for Zoe.Their ingenuity came out.Here's how they enjoyed their first bear camping.They played "volleyball" with pine cones.I never thought pine cones could be so useful.My… Continue reading The Great Outdoors is Life’s Biggest Playground
Camping is great! It needs a thorough preparation though. Here's a checklist of To-Do things to enjoy camping. 1. The tent. Make sure to pack all the paraphernalias. 2. The chairs. You need something to seat on. Get the folded ones they are easy to pack. 3. The mat, bedding, blanket, and pillow. 4. The… Continue reading A 12 Point Packing Checklist When Going On Camping