A Happy Encounter

The old man in the wheelchair spots me from across the street and beckons me to come over. He plays a bouncy tune on the harmonica. Behind him, poised as if ready to whisk him away at any moment, is a white-haired woman whom I assume to be his wife. He poses for a photo. I give him … More A Happy Encounter

In Medias Res

We’re nearing the end of the year, and I’m surprised at how quickly 2015 rolled by. I was looking through my files and found this set of photos from Nagsasa Cove. I travelled with my friend, Mary, in the middle of the year, back when we were both dealing with/running away from heartbreak. I’m not … More In Medias Res

Getting to Know Bohol

Before this trip, I had a tourist’s image of Bohol. Chocolate Hills. Tarsiers. Stunning beaches. It’s typical behavior, something everyone does – to compress an island, turn it into bullet points or sparse paragraphs in a guide book. But I’ve heard so much about it and I was yearning to know what I’ve been missing out on all these years. So when … More Getting to Know Bohol