Just over a month ago, I was given a chance to go to a nearby town and help the GoAbroad Foundation create a library for a school in need. When I say nearby town, I mean about an hour and a half jeepney ride away! The town of Dagami is home to Patoc Elementary School.… Continue reading The Library is a Lovely Place to Be!
Author: Tyler Packard
Fiesta! Fiesta! Fiesta!
Fiesta is one of my favorite things here in the Philippines. It reminds me of one big block party. Each barangay, which is the Filipino term for neighborhood or village, has their very own Fiesta each year. In most cases, Fiestas are in honor of a barangay's patron saint -- each community was assigned a… Continue reading Fiesta! Fiesta! Fiesta!
The Big Decision: Why I Said Yes!
One summer night when Kayla came home from work she asked me to come sit down with her and talk. This was somewhat out of the blue, as we don't normally announce that we're going to sit down and talk. I didn't think too much about it and I didn't think it would be anything serious...until… Continue reading The Big Decision: Why I Said Yes!