Archive for August, 2012
In madness, there is sanity.
In chaos, there is order.
In despair, there is hope.
In life, we live.
A bullet train collides with another, killing scores of people. A man dies in the hospital bed. A desperate man committed a crime and was sent to prison. What does it matter? We see far more tragic news everyday on the news. Read the rest of this entry »
One of the things I like to ask people occasionally is: “Pili ka. Mabait na sinungaling, o tapat na tarantado?” (Choose one. Kind liar or honest asshole?) Read the rest of this entry »
Which is worst? Being alone and lonely with money, or being alone and lonely without money? If one has to choose between the two, most people would choose to be alone and lonely with money. How about you? Read the rest of this entry »
Last week, I was out drinking with Herbert. We talked about many things, including our childhood and old friends from school. Simply, we talked about the good old times. I reminded him that in 5 years, we would still be less than 50 years old, yet we would have been friends for 4 decades. Read the rest of this entry »
To be clear, I define household employees as people hired to work inside our house. Typically, we hire female domestic helpers (or maids), and male houseboys and family drivers. Read the rest of this entry »