Family Features: Sofia Jen

Sofia Jen is a 10-year-old niece who lovingly calls me Nanay (a dialect for Mom.) She got a solo hold on the camera (for the first time) for a few hours, and their teacher brought them around the local neighborhood to take pictures for school. Browsing through her pictures, I  noticed that she liked pairs, especially…

The ‘Ber Months Mean Christmastime

In a country like mine, riddled with 26 storms a year and tragedies come more often, we take happiness from whatever source we could. September, the start of the ‘Ber months, means Christmas is coming, and out come the garlands, trees, wreaths, mangers, and what Christmas decorations you may think of. These are in the…

From Every Angle: Paper Crowns

I was planning the first birthday party of a friend’s daughter. Like any close friend, she confidently demands to have paper crowns included in the party favours for the children. I like DIYs myself, so the idea seemed great—that is until I had to make them, which is tedious. The mom and dad had to…

25 Days, 25 Songs Day 13: Ex-Friend

Well, that’s someone I didn’t want to remember. But when it comes to TwinDaddy‘s day 13 song challenge, any other friend was just a friend I have not kept in touch with, and “Former Friend” brought to mind only one person. I guess everyone has that one friend who thinks the universe revolves around them.…