Tuesday, March 31, 2009


Thanks to Femikey for passing this captured photo tag. I don't have black and white but I have this sepia photo. This is all I got right now.

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" A good Snapshot stops a moment from running away."

When you photograph people in color you photograph their clothes. But when you photograph people in B&W, you photograph their souls! ~Ted Grant}

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With me in the picture is Josh, hubby's 14 year old grandson. This was taken in their house last January when my hubby and I spent 2 nights with them before going here in the Philippines. When I just got there in the US more than 5 years ago, he was only 9 years old and shorter than me. Look at him now, he's taller than his lola. How time flies! I cherish this photo because it would be a while before I will see Josh again. Maybe he would be way taller than me next time I see him.

Now, Here is the rule in doing the Tag:

Copy the quotes above from start copy to end Copy. Replace the Photograph with your own or your loves ones' Black and White captured moments that you want to cherish for the rest of your life.

I would like to pass this tag to Richelle, Chuchie and Rose.

Thursday, March 19, 2009

Blog Awards

Chuchie gave me these two special Awards. Thank you girl for these awards and for always visiting my blogs and dropping EC. I appreciate it very much.

The Rules
1. Put the logo on your blog or post.
2. Nominate at least 10 blogs which show great Attitude and/or Gratitude!
3. Make sure to link to your nominees within your post.
4. Let them know that they have received this award by commenting on their blog.
5. Share the love and link to this post and to the person from whom you received your award.

Here's the second award, the 2009 Friendly Blogger Award. This is quite a funny and enjoyable award to pass on to my sisters here in the blogosphere. Hopefully, you all will enjoy this award as I did...(don't cheat on this one)...Peace!

The Rules
1. Take a Photo of yourself (optional).
2. Do not change clothes,do not trim the hair,the main image is to be captured (optional).
3. Post a picture that is unedited (optional).
4. Post this instructions (required).
5. Tag people to show appreciation to them that touch your heart because of their friendly attitude (required).

I just took this photo of mine a few minutes ago using my webcam. I haven't washed my face nor took a shower yet, no face powder, lipstick or anything on my face. This is my natural look.

I would like to give these awards to Toni, Shelly, Chelle, Femikey, Rose and Ms. Marsha. Come on ladies, get your awards now. If you already have one of these, then feel free to grab the other one.

Wednesday, March 18, 2009

Lady In Red

I love taking pictures but I also love my pictures taken. In fact I got lots of pictures already and a lot more to be printed. The photos below were taken a year ago in our house in Wichita Falls, TX after hubby and I got home from church, I asked him to take my pictures before I changed my clothes. He obliged and I enjoyed posing in front of the camera. I was having fun while hubby kept on clicking the camera. After the picture taking, I uploaded the photos in my laptop and did a couple of scrap book works. Aside from blogging and photography, making scrap book is also one of my interests. It brings out the creativity in me. Here’s a couple of my works.



Saturday, March 14, 2009

My New Layout

This new and cute layout of my blog is courtesy of Femikey. I am so happy that I won this layout by commenting on her post. I like the color, it's so cool to the eyes and it's just in time for spring. Thanks a million Fe and keep up the good work and sharing your creative designs. If you want to have a blog make-over, you can visit her site because she's giving away free layouts every now and then. She also sells them for an affordable price. I love my new layout...

Wednesday, March 11, 2009

Femikey's Designs

I'm so impressed with my co-bloggers who are so talented in making beautiful blog layouts. One of them is Femikey of Femikey Designs. I just met her a few days ago and I really admire her works that's why I always visit her site. I just wish I have the talent like her in making my own layouts. Anyway, she's been giving away some freebie layouts and I just wish I would get one freebie from her for this blog of mine. Visit her blog and you can see there her own designs. She sells them for a reasonable price.


Thursday, March 5, 2009

The Beauty Of San Antonio

It's been two years now since my hubby and I went to San Antonio together with our friends, the late Bro. Jesse and his wife Ms. Sue Garner. It was my first time to go to San Antonio, the second largest city in Texas, next to Houston. My hubby got a week vacation with pay so we decided to go. There were lots of people there because it was spring break. The weather was great, it was in the 60’s and 70’s. This city is a tourist spot and we had to pay just to park the car at the parking lot and then we took a walk and we went around the tourist attractions. The parking fee near the Alamo is from $10 to $12 so we had to look for a cheaper parking area and we found one that charged only $5 but it’s a little bit farther. We went first to see The Alamo and the line was too long. I remember Bro. Jesse wanted to fall in line and go inside but my hubby didn't want to wait that long so we just took photos in front of the building. At the back there was a nice garden with flowers blooming.

Then we went to eat in a steak house and after eating we went to see the Riverwalk. The view there is really spectacular and we rode the boat. We had a great time looking at those tall and great architectural designs of the buildings around the Riverwalk. The boat’s driver was the tour guide and he gave us all the information about those buildings. After the ride we took some photos and went back to our hotel. Then at night we went back to The Alamo and The Riverwalk again and to our surprise, there were more people in The Riverwalk at night. That place was so crowded and all the restaurants by the Riverwalk were all jam packed. We ended up eating in a Mexican restaurant by the Riverwalk and foods there were so pricey.

The next day we drove around downtown San Antonio and we went to see the Hemisfair Park and the Historical Parks. Tower of the Americas was under renovation that time. Then we went to the Market Square and had a great time looking around those Mexican stuffs on display in the stores. Mostly, they sell items from Mexico. That place reminded me of the market place in Baguio City and downtown San Antonio reminded me of Intramuros, Manila. I’ve seen tourists riding carriages pulled by horses and went around downtown during daytime and night time. San Antonio has its scenic beauty, no wonder a lot of people go there. I really enjoyed that trip and we had a good time. Here are some of the photos.