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Where The Wildflowers Bloom

Wildflowers abound in the high country! We came across these beauties on our way to Mogollon Rim for the bear camp 2019. They are blooming. While the roses in my patio garden have wilted flowers because of the heat. Wildflowers in the North are stunning! They are everywhere. Even at the roadside. One can't help… Continue reading Where The Wildflowers Bloom

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Severe Thunderstorm Warning

A severe thunderstorm was located near Apache Junction a few minutes ago. The National Weather Service has issued a severe thunderstorm warning. It rained for few minutes. It was too windy. We have been waiting for rains for how many weeks now. Watch video below: Aftermath of the rains and winds: As of this writing,… Continue reading Severe Thunderstorm Warning

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When You Feel Stressed Out, Go Camping at the Wilderness

Bear camping 2019! We had fun camping at the wilderness. Our campsite is at the middle of the pine trees. Tall green ones and beautiful. The air in the wilderness is different. Makes one slept very soundly. And the girls discovered a new game they enjoyed. Playing dried pine cones. They were enjoying themselves then… Continue reading When You Feel Stressed Out, Go Camping at the Wilderness

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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