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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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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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When You Feel Hopeless, Remember The Sun Also Rises (video)

I took this video a few minutes ago here at Mesa, ArizonaI love the sunrise.It reminds me of many things.But mainly of H O P E!Wherever you are at the moment.Whatever your situation is.Bear in mind that the sun always rises. Be positive.Think of ways to get through to every problem.I've been through asking WHY… Continue reading When You Feel Hopeless, Remember The Sun Also Rises (video)

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Learn How To Create A Blog

Part 1 - Why Start A Blog?It's my one year anniversary blogging today!It was touch and go there for a while whether I could make it.But we made it.And I enjoyed it!I didn't know if I can make it this far.But I did!Me and my girls, Faye and Zoe did it!But why blogging?First off, you… Continue reading Learn How To Create A Blog

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Simplicity Defined In Photos

I was always on the go.At least until three years ago.I don't consider myself as go-getter though.Not always.It depends on what was at stake.Further education?Yes to that.Opportunities for professional development?Also, yes.Power tripping?Position to show off?Nah.Lately I was looking for signs on what direction to follow.Then I came across Confucius' take on life.And I saw these… Continue reading Simplicity Defined In Photos

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The Birds and the Powered Parachute

It's rest day today. Zoe and me stayed at the patio after lunch. We watched videos. And while we were relaxing on the swing, we were lucky to see these: A tiny bird entering the small hole, the highest one, on the saguaro cactus. The tiny bird is at the entrance of the small hole… Continue reading The Birds and the Powered Parachute

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Tip on How to Earn Extra Money

Officially I am on vacation. But I am not used to doing nothing. I have been juggling between jobs for as long as I can remember. True that I need to do stuff in Manila while on vacation. But there are things beyond my control like the issuance of the certificates and other stuff I… Continue reading Tip on How to Earn Extra Money