About me: I live in Singapore now; moved here from Virginia, USA, lived also in Surrey, UK. New Jersey, Montana, Washington State.
GK House Building in Philippines
I wanted a short trip during January and my friends suggested that I join them and a group of 8th graders on a service trip to the Philippines. I discovered GK (Gawad Kalinga), an amazing movement to eliminate poverty, starting in the Philippines and spreading throughout the world.
Since it began... Tue, 11 Feb 2014 00:48:00
Christmas in Hawaii
Our son lives in Hawaii, so the family decided to gather there in paradise for Christmas. We planned everyone's travels to arrive on the same day; after a cancelled flight for us and 3 (count 'em, 3) overnight flights, we arrived happy and tired. Met all the kids and John bought us leis:
We... Mon, 20 Jan 2014 01:16:00
3 More Days in Melbourne
A year ago we visited Melbourne and the Yarra River Valley; we had so much fun we knew we had to get back. ( If you haven't already, check out "Yarra Valley Travelogue" to see some amazing country and "G'Day from Melb'n" for city experiences.) We didn't get as much time this year, but we pac... Thu, 26 Dec 2013 09:33:00
Fun Fotos 4
Orchard Road was "lit up" this weekend and we got a few shots. (I wish my camera was better...maybe I'll ask Santa)This is the huge tree at Ion - it is green during the day, then changes from red to purple to blue at night.
The Marriott just super-lights-up its name:
Takashimaya did th... Mon, 02 Dec 2013 09:54:00
A Weekend in Hong Kong & Macau We looked around for a little trip to take with our friends Peter and Pam. Hong Kong won! Overall we had a lovely time - the hovering clouds and bouts of rain just slowed us down a little bit.John and I had visited Hong Kong back in 1999, not long before the handover from Britain to China. At tha... Thu, 21 Nov 2013 13:18:00