When the nail sticks out

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The art of having it all

Nowadays many Filipino women work. Being a stay-at-home mom is not something we can afford anymore. It just isn’t an option. But for those with options, many still opt to … Continue reading

February 28, 2017 · Leave a comment

Who really killed Albuera, Leyte Mayor Espinosa?

When the news came out of the fate of the Leyte Mayor Espinosa yesterday, my aunt was wailing. How can Duterte sleep at night? She cried. Everyone deserves a fair … Continue reading

November 6, 2016 · Leave a comment

Repatriating and Re-adjusting to life in the PI

Note : I repatriated because of my pregnancy and other personal matters. I’ve been living here since July. And yes. I finally have a decent internet!!!! An American dude that … Continue reading

October 15, 2016 · Leave a comment

The third world internet

I’ve been home for two months. Internet service here sucks. There is nothing I can accomplish online unless I try to wake up at 2 am in the morning,and I’m … Continue reading

September 9, 2016 · Leave a comment

Beauty Pays. Why Attractive People are more successful by Daniel S. Hamermesh

They say a picture paints a thousand words. Well, how about I give you six pictures?   Why have they become a social media sensation? It’s not because of their … Continue reading

June 14, 2016 · Leave a comment

When a small town is big

Nope, I haven’t died. Just been away from the grand metropolis. For the last month, I have been living in the small town of Hana on the island of Maui, … Continue reading

March 11, 2016 · Leave a comment

Elections 2016 : 10 Things to remember

True, I deactivated FB (just because). Once in a while, I sneak a peak though and my news feed is a barrage of comments, news, views on the elections. Mudslinging here, … Continue reading

December 3, 2015 · 2 Comments

Risk Intelligence. How to live with uncertainty by Dylan Evans

Let’s face it. There is hardly anything we are sure of. Uncertainties beset us everywhere. When am I going to die? Am I going to lose my job? Is this … Continue reading

November 23, 2015 · Leave a comment

10 Things I’ve learned in Japan

I’ve lived in Japan for six years. Not full six years mind you – I spent the first two years practically back home (when I fled Tokyo after the earthquake … Continue reading

September 6, 2015 · Leave a comment

Proud of not being proud to be Pinoy

I recently came across a post that asked : Are Germans proud to be German? Here is an interesting reply to that question by a native German : It is … Continue reading

July 27, 2015 · Leave a comment