Feel the cold ?

Did you know that the blues of the colors spectrum, associated with water, are called “Cold Colors”? Cruising the Pacific Ocean this morning, a bit of “cold” was all we really needed. May is the hottest month of the year in the Philippines, and the only thing that can evoke cold at 10AM is the famous “Halo Halo” (mix-mix), the traditional Filipino treat : mix … Continue reading Feel the cold ?

Photo101: Swarm (literally!)

I took the kids to visit a beekeeper last week, in Cebu. As usual, I was the most fascinated of all after only a couple of minutes. Had no idea of how highly organized the bees are:  several thousand worker bees cooperate in nest building, food collection, and brood rearing. Each member has a definite task to perform, related to its adult age. But surviving and reproducing … Continue reading Photo101: Swarm (literally!)