“I haven’t really gone anywhere…” she said. I just about freaked out. “ You live in GALVESTON! How can you say, you haven’t gone anywhere? What’s wrong with you?” I scolded my friend, Febbie, when she apologetically admitted that she hasn’t explored Galveston. “Galveston is a vacation spot, with a beach AND near Houston!” I… Read More Galveston Island: Some Place Good
I finally started writing again. Over and over, I have conditioned myself to update my blog and Instagram account but only to have something or the other get in the way. It is only when I moved to Galveston Texas two weeks ago for work did I finally say “You gotta start writing missy!” The… Read More Galveston Island: Blog Series Kickoff!
The Texarkana Post Office and Courthouse must have a dissociative identity disorder. Have two personalities. I mean, it IS a post office AND a courthouse. It has TWO zip codes. Surely there must be confusion and blackouts going on. And really, how can you blame it? When you serve two purposes, have two zip… Read More When a building has a split personality
“It’s moving! It’s moving!” my mom exclaimed. I stared up at the Gateway Arch and replied, “Ma, it’s the clouds that are moving, not the arch.” Secretly though, I agreed with her. From my vantage point, down on the ground, the Gateway Arch looked like it was swaying in the wind. My mom and I… Read More Gateway to the West
“The true adventurer goes forth aimless and uncalculating to meet and greet unknown fate,” sayeth William Sidney Porter, better known as author O. Henry. I have never heard of William Sydney Porter or O. Henry, until I stood in front of the house he rented back in the 1800s. A house, which apparently, is also a… Read More Keep Austin Weird
“Today’s weather is great…” I overheard someone comment. I looked around and had to agree. I had postponed my first trip to the city of Houston and rescheduled it for today. I’m glad I did because the weather was not just great, it was amazing. With the sun shining, no clouds to be seen and… Read More The City with No Limits
My love for travel started in 2010 when I had the chance to travel 12 hours (by bus) away from busy Manila to what is called the “Boracay of the North) – Pagudpud, Ilocos Norte. While quieter than well-known Boracay, it is no less beautiful. On our way home (same trip), we passed by Vigan,… Read More Places I’ve Been To So Far…