2006: My year in pictures

January 2006

January
I went north to Angeles City.
Yeah, 'Sin City of the Philippines.'
But of course I was a good boy   :-)

February 2006

February
Visited Bohol with Johannes Lutz.
Here we are at the Chocolate Hills (but as you can see, the 'chocolate' hills are green during the rainy season.)

March 2006

March
Every evening about 6:30pm I would go to Sam's shop near Carbon Market, pick her up and take her out to dinner. Then she would take a tartanilla (horse-drawn cart) home to Duljo Fatima. Traditional courtship, Philippines-style (I tried!)

April 2006

April
10-day tour of Mindanao: Misamis Oriental, Bukidnon, Cotabato, Davao Del Sur, Compostela Valley, Davao Oriental, Saranggani, South Cotabato, Zamboanga Del Sur, Zamboanga Sibugay, Zamboanga Del Norte.

May 2006

May
Back in the USA.
That's me and mom in her town of Brentwood, California.

June 2006

June
Saw (and photographed) my first-ever praying mantis (Cooool!)

July 2006

July
Started sponsoring Felita in college at University of Cebu.

August 2006

August
Sam moved in.
Sam moved out.
Sam moved back in.
Sam moved back out.

September 2006

September
Anabel and Romeo's wedding.

October 2006

October
I finished the website and blog for the Center for Empowerment and Resource Development (CERD) in Manila.

November 2006

November
Finally found my spiritual mentor at the Taoist Temple in Cebu.

December 2006

December
ASEAN Summit in Cebu...
Cancelled due to...a typhoon?