Akira as a carabao (and how a little girl began to love books)

To be specific, Akira was a kalabaw, since it’s a reference to a Filipino children’s book by Virgilio S. Almario. The occasion was National Children’s Book Day, and Akira’s school asked the kids to come as their favorite Filipino story book character, or just a favorite book character. We picked up two Filipino children’s books when Akira was younger, … More Akira as a carabao (and how a little girl began to love books)

Hello, Tiendesitas

I wanted to check out interesting furnishings and decor, so we went to Tiendesitas. First up, some coffee. Aki tends to always ask for an ‘up-up’ (when she wants to sit on your shoulders) from her dad when we’re out and about, so a good cup of coffee is a must. If it’s not an up-up, … More Hello, Tiendesitas