A Friendship Lost: This Is Our End

Have you experienced being betrayed by your friends? Being let down by your once so-called friends? How did you feel? Did you hate them? Did you curse them? Or, did you block or unfriend them in your social media accounts? I used to think that friends are forever. […]

a bunch of Good Samaritan

Kudos to the kind-hearted and generous alumni of The Magsingal Institute (TMI) in the Philippines who are sponsoring deserving students to finish their studies. TMI is my alma mater. It is located in the northern part of the Philippines at Magsingal, Ilocos Sur. I graduated in 1986 (secondary). […]

Bear Spotting Part II

No bears last night. No bears too this morning. There are elk instead. A herd of elk. We can’t get them though. No permit to get elk. Only for bears. And the season starts next week. It’s fascinating to see the elk grazing leisurely on the moutain. There […]

Camping Under the Stars

3:27 am @ Payson, Arizona. What an experience! And it happened on my 50th birthday. Initially I was scared to sleep under the open sky. But there are many campers. There are grandmas, grandpas, hunters and children around. Campers use different stuff: some get their RVs, others put […]