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Calico Cat

DALLAS, Apr 25, 2012/ — CC, short for calico cat literally walked into our lives during our first winter here in Dallas. It was December 1998 and though the temperature was not below freezing, it was still very cold out specially for a cat that is not more …

Beautiful Eyes, Cat Eyes

DALLAS, Apr 24, 2012/ — Pumpkinhead came to our lives while Boyd and I were living in Guam. That was in 1996, when we adopted him from another military couple who was leaving the island. It was supposed to be a cat-sitting arrangement; but Boyd and I got …

City Life

DALLAS, Apr 23, 2012/ — I have always commented that downtown Dallas can be boring. It is perhaps because we are always driving when we are there. But one day in April, I walked Elm Street from Akard to the West End and realized how beautiful my home …

Saint Jude Chapel

DALLAS, Apr 22, 2012/ — Located in downtown Dallas, this beautiful little chapel is a testament on how a community can get a church going. Not a parish, the Saint Jude Chapel survives by what the congregation donates during collection. It is a small miracle that for the …

My Jack Russell

DALLAS, Apr 21, 2012/ — Five years ago, during the lowest point of my adult life, she came to me. Perhaps she felt that among everyone in the room, I needed her love the most. Without any ado, she climbed on my lap, looked up to me and …

A New Beginning

DALLAS, Apr 20, 2012/ — On Mar 21, 2010, the first day of spring, 6-8 inches of snow fell in Dallas. It was a first for me and also a first for many people – seeing snow on the first day of spring. I thought that this photo …