Monthly Archives: September 2012

Travel Theme: Foliage – Just in time

Thank you Ailsa for inviting me to your weekly photo challenge which I readily accepted. I think this theme is just in time. I live in the southwest suburbs of Chicago but I guess I can say the same everywhere … Continue reading

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Family Day at the seminary

It is my first to go to the University of St. Mary of the Lake Seminary in Mundelein. Although Wilma always invited me in the past, this year is the only time I could go. Today is their Family Day. … Continue reading

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The Fatima Prayer Group Fundraising

My aunt and uncle are members of The Fatima Prayer Group in Lombard. My other aunts and uncles and I went to give them support. It was a fun evening. All the members were all dressed in their Filipino fineries … Continue reading

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My Garden Mosaic

I once had a garden blog.  Well I think I still do.  Why the ambivalence? Well I quit blogging there when I sold my house which meant my garden went with it.   After that my mother and I moved … Continue reading

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A day with Wilma

Today is Wilma’s birthday.  She’s like a great wine, better as she age.  Not that she looks a year older, she’s as elegant and beautiful as when she was 20 years younger.  Of course this picture never does her justice. … Continue reading

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My kind of Monday

Today I worked downtown.  Although am not too fond of going there because of the long walk with a heavy computer I have to lug around, I like it when I am busy. I will be going downtown for probably … Continue reading

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Weekly Photo Challenge: Solitary @ Killarney National Park

In November 2008, my cousin, her husband and I went on vacation in Ireland for almost two weeks. On my last week I asked to be left in Killarney where I spent four days. After asking the bed and breakfast … Continue reading

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Maui on my mind

It looks depressing outside. It rained as they predicted, but not enough for the plants. I was trying to find a picture for my Weekly Photo Challenge and I found this. One of the many memories I want to save … Continue reading

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Pink and denim1, a photo by louielouielu on Flickr. This is a picture of my friend Sonia. We worked together at the Greek school where she was in charge of the alumni events and fund raising. This is how I … Continue reading

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A crisp Fall day

Today turned out to be very beautiful. There was an early morning chill and I bundled myself well: a sweater, a pashmina and underneath a long sleeve top. From our office I could see the tree tops swaying. We all … Continue reading

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