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February 3, 2016

Lists And More Lists – Wonderful Wednesday

It’s time for another Wonderful Wednesday! Today I am talking about something that literally keeps me going…lists and more lists. Lists I am notorious with lists! Generally, I cut squares out of scratch paper and stack them into a tidy little pile. However, that’s where the tidy part ends as […]
January 27, 2016

The Show Must Go On – Wonderful Wednesday

Sometimes, things just don’t work out as planned, but the show must go on! The Show Must Go On Losing the internet is nothing new here in Manila. In fact, there are stretches of time where it’s a daily occurrence. But it typically pops back on and I can get […]
January 20, 2016

Catching A Parade – Wonderful Wednesday

Here we are in the middle of January in the middle of the week…it’s Wonderful Wednesday! I had the interesting experience of catching a parade as it rolled past my front door last Sunday. Catching A Parade I walked out of my house on Sunday morning to see a parade passing […]
January 13, 2016

Add A Little Color To Your Life – Wonderful Wednesday

For some of you, the winter doldrums are probably kicking in about now. On this Wonderful Wednesday, why don’t you think of ways to add a little color to your life! Add A Little Color To Your Life! Winter weather can easily magnify blah feelings. Everything seems just a little […]
January 6, 2016

Share The Love – Wonderful Wednesday

Here we are on the first Wednesday of a new year! My son just left crazy early this morning to return to college in the US and this mama is trying to shake it off and get back into the groove. Yesterday I was reading one of my favorite websites, […]
December 30, 2015

When Life Gives You Lemons – Wonderful Wednesday

I was walking through the fresh market when I spotted these sunny yellow lemons. They just beckoned me to buy them, so I did. And what do you do when life gives you lemons??…you make lemonade, of course! But then, things weren’t going to be as easy as that! First, […]
December 23, 2015

Christmas Traditions- Wonderful Wednesday

We have several family Christmas traditions. Last year we started a new tradition of attending the Makati Lights. This show is a synchronized music and light show held in a nice section of Manila called Makati. Although it’s the light show that actually draws us to this area, it’s all […]
December 16, 2015

Fry Bread And Family – Wonderful Wednesday

I love Christmas for many reasons, but family time is undoubtedly my favorite. My son just came in early Sunday morning for a three-week visit. And of course, we did what we do best as a family…EAT! I made fry bread tacos, which is his favorite meal. So, we enjoyed […]
December 9, 2015

Christmas In Manila – Wonderful Wednesday

A common question people ask when they find out I live in Asia is, “Don’t you miss your family around the holidays?” I can’t say their inquiries are far off base as Christmas a family affair for many. Still, when it comes to the glitz and pazzazz…Christmas in Manila is pretty […]
December 2, 2015

Step In Closer To Notice Beauty- Wonderful Wednesday

I love the Christmas season…all the stores and venues are dressed in their finest this time of year! Sunday afternoon my husband, daughter and I had a little extra time to go to lunch and spend just a few extra minutes to notice the beautiful Christmas decorations at the mall. […]
November 25, 2015

Happy Thanksgiving – Wonderful Wednesday

I love Thanksgiving! It’s so nice to have a day specially set apart to enjoy time with friends and family. I am immensely Thankful for God’s many blessings. For my American friends, I hope you have a joy-filled Thanksgiving day and for the rest I hope you’ll take just a […]
November 18, 2015

Sunday Cycling – Wordless Wednesday

We were on our way to church last Sunday morning and the traffic was considerably bad. Now, anyone who knows anything about Manila knows that traffic is a particularly poignant consideration for those of us who live here. But Sunday, is usually our one day to get a little break […]