Happy Birthday to my pup Mahal! He's two years old now, and according to doggie years, he's an adult. I've had him since November 2020. And I hope to cherish him for a decade! Mahal in Tagalog means "love" and "expensive." (He can be pretty expensive sometimes, haha.) In Hindi, it means "palace" or "living … Continue reading 2022: Celebrating My Pup Mahal’s Second Birthday
Well, it has been a relaxing, low-key summer. I don’t usually travel far during these months since it’s expensive and I’m not a fan of crowds. Puppy Mahal and I walking on the shoreline. Photo by me. (I used an abandoned lifeguard post for this shot, haha.) So lately, I’ve been experimenting with French styles … Continue reading 2022: Summer Seashore Shots
*Amazon Affiliate Links are used in this post. At night by a lake. The other day, I was just photographing and testing the Fuji 27 mm lens on the Fuji X-S10 model. So, I shot photos of my puppy Mahal, my nephew, and just a small selfie. The photos were edited with PicMonkey. Oh! And … Continue reading 2021: The Art of Mahal and Me
The other day, my puppy Mahal and I ventured to the Long Island's Tulip Festival at the Waterdrinker. Every year, this place grows rows and rows of tulips. So, purple to pink to yellow and to white tulips surrounded us. It was a rainbow of colors. Also, this festival attracted a diverse group of people, … Continue reading 2021: Long Island’s Tulip Festival
The Famous Bethesda Fountain “I guess you say… What can make me feel this way… my girl! Talkin ‘bout my girl…” a man was singing a capella to that famous tune by the Temptations. So, the other Sunday, my mom, my dog Mahal, and I were inside Central Park. It’s a famous park that’s featured … Continue reading 2021: A Stroll through Central Park
Woo! The other day was Mahal's First Trail Day. And I’m so proud of him! After waiting a few weeks for his vaccinations to kick in, I was able to finally treat my puppy-roo to a mini-trail at Avalon Nature Preserve. He was afraid to climb the metallic steps, so I had to carry him. … Continue reading 2021: First Trail Adventure in Avalon
Happy Valentine’s Day, Folks! 🙂 This post isn’t really about travel-travel. But, I figured today is special since I want to thank God for all the love in the air! During this time, I totally dream of venturing out into the world. However, waiting at home has made me think about what I want more … Continue reading 2021: Happy Valentine’s Day!
In one of the many parks of Long Island, there is a forest with pines that reaches towards the heavens. It's quite wonderful and peaceful to visit! Tree Hugger on the Loose Alert! Lock all your doors. ;P (Advance Selfie of Myself) Today, my dog Cookie and I traveled through this particular park. I wanted … Continue reading 2019: Soaring Pines