52 Week Photography Challenge #3: Red

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Red is one of those colors traditionally associated with the celebration of Christmas.  I am just a recent convert.  I am not a fan before because red for me is so loud and daring.  One day, I tried on a red shirt and it looked good on me.  It gave that happy aura and it made me think it can camouflage my inner weaknesses and gloomy feelings, on days I do not feel happy at all. Continue reading “52 Week Photography Challenge #3: Red”

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Relax, Daryl is here.

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That is my son, and youngest child, Daryl.  His mere presence is equivalent to that single-line message: Relax, Daryl is here.”  One of those strong-willed, intelligent, down-to-earth, and modest creatures on earth I enjoy talking to.

The Word Liminal and the Toy Gun

The boy above is Drey. He’s my husband’s regular morning visitor, the reason why he had gotten so fond of this little 3-year-old boy.

One day, he told me to buy a toy gun for Drey. I am so forgetful that I haven’t got a chance to buy one. When the daughter came to visit, my husband asked her to buy a toy gun for the little boy but my daughter refused. My grown-up children believe that toy guns are not the right toys for kids. Continue reading “The Word Liminal and the Toy Gun”

52 Week Photography Challenge: Selfie

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Week 1: Selfie

This was one of those early selfies I made with my then Canon digital camera.  Unfortunately, that dear camera got lost.  To my disappointment, I had even erased it from my memory its model/type number.

The photo was taken inside our home (obviously).  I did not bother to time the camera.  I just snapped it and there it was.  As expected, the prominent feature of my face is my nose and the mole (that had grown bigger as I grew up).  An officemate once asked me if I had my nose ‘lifted’.  “Of course not,” I answered.  It just happened that my nose got noticeable when I decided to put on contact lenses. Continue reading “52 Week Photography Challenge: Selfie”