2016 – A Year with Few Names 

“Tahom” means beautiful in Ilonggo and I received this pouch from my friend who believes my name should be “beautiful”.  I would like to believe she is right. Perhaps that’s why I use it so often.  I like things with letters or names.  For me, some names are art and life and not just proper…

Portrait of Resilience

It has been difficult since my mother passed away.   There seemed no shortage of challenges and opportunities seemed rare.   I feel blessed though that she taught me a great deal about resilience.   So now this weekly photo challenge reflects me, a self portrait of someone who is  Resilient. I am posting new…