One site described my blog as all about a “happy life in the Philippines”. Neat! We are, despite hard times and trying to keep our heads above water (at times literally). Several sites featured my posts in theirs or shared my link. Thank you very much!
When she gets home from the market, the dogs excitedly try to poke their noses in the bayong and greet my mom at the same time. My chore is to keep the dogs away from the bag and unload everything. My dad is always in the way to get first dibs at the kakanin. Quite a commotion.
Here are tender sampaloc (tamarind) leaves to flavor the family favorite sour chicken soup or sinampalukang manok.
Btw, those aren't raindrops caught in a net or honeycomb - just a piece of fancy fabric.