Recapturing Joy Away from Home

Two weeks ago, we celebrated the victory of our sister who passed the Nursing Board exam. We are so proud of her. She worked hard for it. Thanks to God. As in life in general, why do we celebrate, or why should we celebrate occasions despite our busyness?  Continue reading “Recapturing Joy Away from Home”

Elephant Carrying Heavy Load

A street shot during my travels in India. This was in Agra, where animals and other beasts of burden roll down the streets along with the olden vehicles.

Coming Down In Its Own Time


This was a scene during my trip to a park in Mumbai, India. A goat that managed to climbed up the tree. I believe given its own time, it could climb back down without harming itself. There are many things in life that, depending on our mood and perspective, are amusing, funny and just humorous, and of course, some complicated things that when we let time and nature deal with it, without our interference, forcefulness and impatience, will right themselves, unaided.

The Theory and Practice of Losing Weight

One of the most important ways to preserve good health is to control your weight. By losing pounds, overweight people can reduce their risk of type 2 diabetes, high blood pressure, and coronary heart disease (CHD) which are all traitor diseases. Losing weight may lower levels of low-density lipoprotein (LDL) cholesterol, which is often referred to as “bad” cholesterol. Losing weight can also lower levels of triglycerides and even increase high-density lipoprotein (HDL) cholesterol, referred to as “good” cholesterol. In addition, weight loss can help reduce the risk of gallbladder disease and reduces stress on the back, hips, and knees, thus not aggravate arthritis. On the other side, it also boosts ones confidence by having a good and healthy shape.

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Countryside Driveways

Of all the country driveways I have seen, these were the few who stood out.

The wagon wheels were from a farm equipment in early 1900’s. I like this one. Nostalgically beautiful. I saw many driveways with wheels on each side, but this one is different. It has preciously hushing effect for me. I can imagine the person who put those wheels in place, thinking of welcoming somebody home.


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I am Lotis! I was born and raised in the Pearl of the Orient Seas, now living in the United States. I love traveling, road trips, outdoor camping, and photography. I cherish my independence, and I am thankful for my liberties!

Thank you for going with me in my journey and travels by reading about my posts and adventures as I chronicle what I want to share, a part of my life, to everyone, hoping they may be of help to those who have yet to see the places I have been to, in my travel blogger’s perspective, in Texas, in the United States, and Overseas! Please leave comments, share your thoughts and stories as well!

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