Category Archive: Introspection

Snapshot Sunday – Table for One

      Solo travelers around the world know the feeling of dining alone. Traveling without a companion means you will most likely dine alone until you befriend fellow nomads. It takes a certain self confidence knowing… Continue reading

To Share the World With You

      To Share the World With You   I can’t wait to share the world with you. I want to share my journeys, to take you on a dusty road in… Continue reading

Time, Elusive Time

    Time, Elusive Time   How often do we reflect upon life and ask ourselves “what is the most important commodity in our lives.” Most will answer with material things such as… Continue reading

Lovable

  Lovable He’s not a model of beauty by any means. His character, charm and quick wit will be missed by all if judged solely by his appearance.  He’s one you’ll keep in… Continue reading

Snapshot Sunday – Lily Pad Crowned Beautiful

  Lily Pad Crowned Beautiful Water so clean it’s unnoticeable to the eye and the lily pads appear to be floating. The surroundings so pristine a frog would be proud to hop from… Continue reading

Love’s True Stripes

    Love’s True Stripes It’s said that love knows no bounds, a colorless emotion that can control lives. A level of adornment equal to the worship of deity. For some, its elusive as… Continue reading

Sadness

    Sadness, an emotion associated with a feeling of disadvantage, despair, grief, or sorrow through an experience of pain or loss. Not to be confused with depression which arise from unclear reasons. Sadness… Continue reading

Astonishing Scale

    Astonishing Scale Travel can teach you many things. If your visual and mental awareness is keen and you are able to accept the scope of the moment, It is unavoidable to witness the astonishing scale… Continue reading

Undulating Waves, Inspirational Anomaly

  The motion of undulating waves can have a calming effect and lull you to sleep.  Wait, do my eyes deceive me?  This is not a body of water.  My eyes have failed… Continue reading

Fallen Beauty

      Beauty is celebrated by everyone, be it subconsciously or consciously. Beauty is adored or worshipped. Those lacking in this trait dream of such wonder. The genetically gifted gleam in the… Continue reading

The Ant and his Wanderlust

A typical ant colony can consist of hundreds of thousands and sometimes millions of ants contributing to the colony. One such ant is Aaron who toils in the heat daily along with thousands of… Continue reading

Faith

  Faith, an intangible believe in a higher entity that guides our lives. What makes people think that there is actually a higher being that can change our lives? Without proof of a… Continue reading

Alienated

I’m an alien. In my birthplace, the Philippines, I’m a foreigner not able to speak the national language of Tagalog. Although, born in the central province of Cebu, my communication skills are limited,… Continue reading

Companionship and Love

Companionship is composed of two feelings. Friendship:  a strong form of interpersonal unity and mutual affection between two or more people. A rapport and a sense of camaraderie that unites people. Intimacy:  a closeness and familiarity… Continue reading

A Tale Of Caution

The boat, run aground on the reef, is a constant reminder of the perils of every day life. Even in calm waters and ideal tropical conditions, keep your sense of awareness at its… Continue reading

I’m Lost

*** I’ve struck aground. For the most part my path has been laid out. From the pool beneath the waterfall, following the river down to the great wide sea. It hasn’t been easy,… Continue reading

The Frolicking Swan

The swan, what all ugly ducklings aspire to be. They’re admired by all. The definition of beauty with its white plume and never with a feather out-of-place. Ever so graceful in flight or… Continue reading

Good vs. Evil

. Good vs. Evil The concept has been around since the dawn of man. A daily struggle for all, not just in a biblical sense. For some, the devil is an addiction, be… Continue reading

The Return

They made good on their promise to return to the country of their grandparents. Now in there teens, no longer hampered by the innocence that once hindered there perception of life. They’re able… Continue reading

Umbrella

Umbrellas shelter us from the rain and in this case the sun. Protecting you from eye damage as the rays of the sun seers your pupils or coats your skin with melanoma. Yet this… Continue reading

The Coming of Rain

The coming of rain can be seen from a distance. It’s forthcoming signaled by dark clouds and gray skies. Commerce doesn’t stop with cargo ships and fishing vessels moving across the horizon. Life doesn’t have to… Continue reading

Waiting for The Tide, A Life Long Endevor

. Waiting for the tide. On a daily basis boats wait for the tide, for a chance at success at whatever is required. Lucky to have that opportunity on a daily basis. Life… Continue reading

To See the World Through the Eyes of a Child

    Don’t tell anyone but I tend to see the world through the eyes of a child. Visual clarity of an unbiased and vivid colorful world, not limited to black and white. Innocent… Continue reading

The Lucky Traveler

. I’m often told that I’m lucky to be able to travel which makes me resent that term to describe my travels. I plan and sacrifice in order to see the world, to… Continue reading

Without

  Throughout my childhood I grew up without. Without material items. Without a fancy house or a room of my own and, at times, not even a bed of my own. A meal… Continue reading

To Cast A Shadow

To cast a Shadow is to leave an impression on your surroundings. As a tree unfurls its shadow and dominates the environment around it, dictating life and growth within its reach. In blistering heat,… Continue reading

Darkness

Darkness paralyzes our consciousness, crippling our mobility.  Nothing good can come of it, accidents and injuries. We plan around it. The fear of the unknown grips us and renders us dysfunctional and I… Continue reading

Man Was Once a Boy

As a child, I viewed the world from a far, through the window of our humble home. * I looked at the world in amazement and wondered if I could ever see it… Continue reading

The Gift

Only the truly blessed can see beauty on a cloudy day. The sun gleaming in small shards of warmth through a darkly covered sky. Beams shimmer on the water or highlight the ground like… Continue reading