Being Content and Gente

The Brazilian-Portuguese language is more complicated than i thought.  But this song is making me through the weekend, despite the massive headache and fever.  Listen to an old hit in the 60's that continues to be a refreshing tune in the midst of all the electronic pop and techno machinations of modern music.  Here is... Continue Reading →

The War on Drugs & Amongst Ourselves

Everybody these days harbor an opinion about the Philippines’ current drug eradication program. Whether it is on social media or daily political conversations, Filipinos can’t help it. Sides are taken. Vociferous disagreements abound. Rarely though, do Filipinos engage in a healthy discussion. Fanatics on either side of the spectrum rabidly defend but seldom listen to... Continue Reading →

Decidedly Undecided

Marge and I are decidedly undecided. We are because we believe choosing a national leader requires a high level of scrutiny. A kind of scrutiny that involves investing time in understanding national issues, candidate platforms and their past achievements. It requires having to carefully examine competence, character, associations, flaws, quirks, styles. It involves a lot... Continue Reading →

Dear Dave

There are people who leave this world with the same kind of gentleness as they have entered it. Today, you are one of the rare few. I remember you sitting with us in Starbucks. You were perhaps wondering why we had such a non-traditional panel interview. Having Roni and Proctor there as your potential peers... Continue Reading →

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