2017 Philippines: Chapter 3

A story of how culture and determination molded an artist and his dreams. Before leaving Bacolod, I had the incredible opportunity of catching the opening night of the "Dream Toys" art exhibit. "Dream Toys" is a collection of mud clay comic book figurines , created by Mark Juaniza.  When Juaniza was younger, he dreamt of having toys of … Continue reading 2017 Philippines: Chapter 3

2017 Philippines: Chapter 2

Continuing the act of giving to the city that our family built. Upon returning to the island of Negros, we ventured to Victorias City to hand out food, clothes, and school supplies to the children of a village. In the early 1900's, what was then known as the town of Victorias was being dispersed from its … Continue reading 2017 Philippines: Chapter 2

2017 Philippines: Chapter 1

Beginning our adventures around the Philippines with relaxation and excitement. New Years, a date celebrated around the world.  The ending of the holiday season and an opportunity for new beginnings and experiences.  For my brothers, Jordan and Chase, our parents, Rachelle and Chris, my daughter Isabella, and myself, our new beginning was the beginning of … Continue reading 2017 Philippines: Chapter 1