The turtles are unstoppable

It has been an incredibly busy week here at the tiny house, but there is always room for turtle updates. Dear friends, your babies are unstoppable! We have more and more turtles.

Dear turtle friends, your eggs are now turtles

Since we shared our pawikan conservation project in Pag-asa, Bagac, Bataan, The Philippines, over 3000 baby turtles, locally known as pawikan, have hatched and were released back into the sea. We cannot say it enough, but thank you very much for your support!

The path to hell is paved with good intentions

The start of a new year is always a time of good intentions. Just in my last post, I talked about making 2021 the year of engagement. The thing is, good intentions may be fun, easy, and feel good. But they rarely survive contact with reality. I would argue, though, that good intentions in themselvesContinue reading “The path to hell is paved with good intentions”

2021: The year of engagement?

This year is drawing to a close, and so it is time to think about the next. Let’s not fool ourselves: the challenges of 2020 are not just going to disappear as we turn to 2021. But a new year always comes with an opportunity to set an intention, and I would like to suggestContinue reading “2021: The year of engagement?”

A new day, a new talk show episode

Whenever we do blog nomination posts, we receive comments on how reading it is like watching a talk show. Is that a good thing or a bad thing? Anyway, today’s episode is from our blog friend Michelle of Boomer Eco Crusader, who nominated us for the Sunshine Blogger Award. Thank you, Michelle! It is alwaysContinue reading “A new day, a new talk show episode”

This Week’s Episode of the Markus + Micah Show

Here we are with a couple of nominations from our blog friends Janis and Shelly. Thank you for remembering us! It is always fun for us to answer these tags. Questions from Janis of Momshie Diaries for the Real Neat Blog Award. What has been a special moment for you thus far in 2020? Markus:Continue reading “This Week’s Episode of the Markus + Micah Show”

We hope you are not getting sick of us yet

Because it is time for another Q&A! These questions are from Joana and Amy who both nominated us for the Liebster Award. We appreciate your thoughtfulness and generosity towards our blog, girls. Thank you for being lovely blog friends! Visit their blogs, too, if you are looking to discover other good reads!

Fun Q&A + a delicious nomination

Fact: We are increasingly enjoying answering questions from our blogging community. It is so much fun! We would like to thank The Parmigiana Whisperer for nominating us for the Liebster Award. It is one of our favorite blogs – food, history, and humor – what we love rolled into one. We really appreciate your generosityContinue reading “Fun Q&A + a delicious nomination”

Exploring our 10 favorite feelings: a small adventure in emotional archeology

How are you? Is this even a question? Most times, we answer it without thought – “I am okay.” or “Good, and you?” and move on. It seems that not a lot of thought goes into how we are or how we feel. In reality, it is the opposite. Maybe we are just uncomfortable toContinue reading “Exploring our 10 favorite feelings: a small adventure in emotional archeology”

Sunshine, daisies, butter mellow

Do you agree that blog friendships are equally important as physical friendships? We definitely think so. In fact, we cannot make any distinctions between the two. You matter to us and we really appreciate our connection! This is also one reason why we enjoy blog nominations. Some bloggers are over them but it always makesContinue reading “Sunshine, daisies, butter mellow”