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animals & pets the country

into the woods

This New Year's, as I sifted through my Facebook feed, I couldn't help but notice an almost direct proportionality between peoples' excitement for the new year and their derision for the last one. The more exuberantly a friend would welcome 2013 with resolutions and affirmations, the more venomously they'd talk about how terrible 2012 was and how glad they are that it's over. It makes sense, of course. The more expectation you heap on something, the more likely it is to disappoint when it fails Read more [...]
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places the country travel

boracay

In all the years I lived in the Philippines, I'd never been to Boracay—considered by many to be one of the most beautiful beaches in the Philippines. Between the airfare to get there and the cost of lodging and food for your stay (plus other things), I never really had the money for it. Read more [...]
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the campaign trail

As though in testament to just how small Manila really is and how bizarrely interconnected Manileños tend to be, the brother-in-law of my good friend and stalwart traveling companion, Iñigo, is running for president. Of the Philippines. Read more [...]
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all they surveyed

An older photo, stumbled upon while working on my portfolio. It was taken on the same camping trip that this photo came from. In fact, that cross was only a hundred or so feet away from where we were standing. Read more [...]
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warming hut

The day after Christmas, I went up to Reno with some friends. I'm not much of a snowboarder (after photography, who has the money for snowboarding?) so while my friends were out hitting the slopes, I went snowshoeing. Read more [...]