I own a company that is in the business of distributing our own branded construction tools in the Philippines. Our products are made available in retail stores nationwide through direct selling and through our network of authorized wholesalers.
Posted in Uncategorized on September 1, 2012
I have my own domain name and am hosting my own blog now. Please update your bookmark to the new address:
It would mean a lot if you could drop by and keep in touch.
Thank you so much!
Posted in Humanity on August 29, 2012
In madness, there is sanity.
In chaos, there is order.
In despair, there is hope.
In life, we live.
Posted in Humanity on August 28, 2012
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 »
Posted in Humanity on August 23, 2012
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 »
Posted in Friendship on August 22, 2012
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 »
Posted in Humanity on August 9, 2012
As part of my training for certification as a PADI IDC Staff Instructor, I spent considerable time helping one of the candidates for Open Water Scuba Instructor certification. As far as his skills are concerned, he had no problem. However, the candidate came from a less fortunate family. Needless to say, he was not able to complete secondary school. His inadequate education background made it difficult for him to understand key concepts in physics and physiology. Read the rest of this entry »
Posted in Family on August 5, 2012
One day, I was trying to explain the word ‘forever’ to my children. They seemed to have understood and that was the end of it. As days and weeks passed by, when they misbehave, I would tell them that if they don’t behave, I would take a toy away and they won’t see it forever. It did work, at the beginning. Read the rest of this entry »