A walk with my camera

One day short of a year ago, I was on my way home from the morning’s walk and happened upon a little girl standing on the street corner.  I saw her again today with her playmate, running on the sidewalk while carrying her trike.  I followed them around the corner, and she saw me and remembered that I took her photo before.

Kids.  They grow up really fast.

Teks is what they’re called.  Trump cards of sorts, played in many different ways.

This is M/V Jocelyn, a passenger/cargo boat that plies the route between Tacloban City and the town of Talalora, Samar which is 3 hours away.  The road to Talalora might be passable to vehicles soon because this vessel, just a little over one year old is in the market for a new owner.  Many boats servicing the coastal towns have ceased operations when the towns became accessible by…

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Baking An Ombre Cake According To Kristen, Obviously!


Glitter N Glue Kristen Obviously Pink Ombre Birthday Cake Have you been keeping up lately with life according to Kristen? In the latest episode of my new digital seriesKristen, obviously! I baked a cake for my upcoming 30th birthday. But not just any cake… I fell victim to the pressures of Pinterest and tried my best to successfully bake a pink ombre cake. Thank goodness for friends like Byron Talbott who were able to help me through the process. Click here to watch all the fun!

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Jose Mourinho: World Cup warning after Wayne Rooney bid



Jose Mourinho has warned players that being “second choice” at their club could damage their prospects of playing at the World Cup next summer.

The Chelsea manager was speaking two days after Manchester United rejected a bid from the Blues for Wayne Rooney.

The England forward, 27, was angered by a suggestion he could be back-up to Robin van Persie at Old Trafford.

“For a player to be selected for his country, normally he must be first choice at his club,” Mourinho said.

Rooney’s Premier League goals

Wayne Rooney
2002-03: Six 2003-04: Nine 2004-05: 11
2005-06: 16 2006-07: 14 2007-08: 12
2008-09: 12 2009-10: 26 2010-11: 11
2011-12: 27 2012-13: 12 Total: 156

The Portuguese was talking at a news conference in Kuala Lumpur where Chelsea officials had told journalists he would not be answering questions about the failed Rooney bid.

But he was happy to discuss how he could motivate his…

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