Category: Life

2020 further exposed racism against Blacks

“Racism is not getting worse. It’s getting filmed.”, a quote attributed to Black actor Will Smith. And I agree. There seems to be a semblance of diversity, integration and tolerance in some parts of the world, and in some aspects of our existence like… Continue Reading “2020 further exposed racism against Blacks”

Getting married? Manage your expectations

“I do.” Uttered with quivering voice,  teary eyes and blushing cheeks. Ten years later. “ What the hell is going on?” Years into a marriage, a lot of couples begin to have a lot of questions, doubts and regrets. Some of them are unspoken, while… Continue Reading “Getting married? Manage your expectations”

Let it end with you

Were you born into a toxic, miserable family? While no family is perfect, some families are plagued by serious problems that have caused so much suffering among their members.  So what do you do if fate put you into one of these families? You… Continue Reading “Let it end with you”

Social Media Friends Don’t Owe You Anything

Do you feel bad when your FB post gets just a few likes while you have a thousand friends? Do you feel rejected when your singing and dancing videos do not get the heart reactions or the thumbs up? Do you feel hurt when… Continue Reading “Social Media Friends Don’t Owe You Anything”

Money lessons from the pandemic

While the economic fall out due to the pandemic is inevitable, its effects on some families could have been cushioned by a combination of foresight and frugal spending. Financial experts advise setting aside 15% to 20% of income for savings. This proportion of the… Continue Reading “Money lessons from the pandemic”

The politics of lesser evil

In many countries, politics has devolved to a lamentable level. It is no longer for honorable statesmen who put the welfare of their countrymen before their own. Instead, politics has become an arena where gladiators compete for power and money.  And to win, they… Continue Reading “The politics of lesser evil”

Tuesday is joke day – July 21

Why did the student eat the exam paper? Because the teacher said “ It’s a piece of cake!” ****** What do  you give a sick lemon? A lemon aid. ***** Did you hear about the restaurant on the moon? Yes. Great food, but no… Continue Reading “Tuesday is joke day – July 21”

Throwback: My struggles while applying as OFW

( Note: OFW- Overseas Filipino Worker)              I was in dire straits in 2009. Some personal decisions and events led me and my family  to financial difficulties. Teaching in two different schools, I was always exhausted. Yet, the money was never enough.  Then, in… Continue Reading “Throwback: My struggles while applying as OFW”

Tuesday is joke day! July 14, 2020

How do priests make holy water? They boil the hell out of it.                                                   ***** Did you hear about the new restaurant called Karma? There’s no menu. You get what you deserve.                                                 ***** What’s the difference between a tennis ball and the prince… Continue Reading “Tuesday is joke day! July 14, 2020”

How The Pandemic Saved Me

I am an introvert. Certified. Hardcore. This COVID-19, though I hate and dread it as much as everyone else, has somehow saved me. You see, I spend a considerable part of my life dodging invitations to birthday parties, weddings, company team-building activities, Tupperware demos… Continue Reading “How The Pandemic Saved Me”

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