Help The Alexandra Boys.

Posted on Mar 07, 2011 in Bing, South Africa, Tomo

There’s an area near where we live called Alexandra. From the first day we arrived here, we’ve been told to avoid it. That’s because Alexandra is a township. And like many townships in South Africa, they are black dominated and have poor living conditions. Alot of the crime and violence in South Africa occur in townships. So when my friend, Sine invited me to watch a baseball game played by boys from Alexandra, I was intrigued. And the match was where I met this bunch of energetic, happy and determined young people. They have risen beyond their tough environments to pursue one common passion – baseball. Did you know that batting a baseball is ranked as the hardest thing to do in sports? See article on this in USA Today here. I stood there for hours staring at these...

Do Not Litter.

Posted on Feb 11, 2011 in Tomo

Tomo says – It’s bad enough that people smoke. They also leave their butts everywhere. I wish they would pick up after themselves....

Happy New Year.

Posted on Feb 03, 2011 in Bing, Life, Tomo

It’s the first day of the Chinese New Year and I wanted to start off the new year sharing something I heard in a TV show last night. It went like this – A great Cherokee chief was teaching his grandson all about life. “There’s a great fight in all of us.” He told him. And it’s a fight between two wolves. One is evil. He has anger, envy, guilt, sorrow and ego. And the other is good. He has joy, love, hope, truth and faith. The grandson asked, “Which wolf will win?” And the chief replied, “The one you feed.” – Guru Sona, 90210 Season 3 Ep 13   In this new year, I resolve to feed the good. It’s not going to be easy for me, because it means I have to let go of things that...

Shooting Tomo.

Posted on Jan 28, 2011 in Bing, Photography, Tomo

Have you ever wondered how I shoot Tomo? =) We had a rare opportunity of having two cameras together and the hubby shot me shooting Tomo. This was what I did to get Tomo in that manure shot here. And then I showed the hubby the shot. See what huge sacrifices I make to get a nice shot of Tomo? And all he does is complain. Hahaha!...

Stucked in Manure.

Posted on Jan 22, 2011 in Tomo

Tomo:  Argh! That b*tch, she really did it. Tomo:  She stuck me in manure!...

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