Category: Life

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”

Learning from the real millionaires

Really rich or just acting rich? Here are some valuable insights from the works of  Thomas Stanley,  an author and a financial expert. Some of his books are The Millionaire Next Door ( 1996 ), which he co-authored  with William Danko , The Millionaire… Continue Reading “Learning from the real millionaires”

Sunday Inspiration, June 21

Asian hypocrisy

Can Asians  dislike brown skin and be genuinely sympathetic to Black Lives Matter? Make no mistake about it. Skin color is a big issue in Asia. The billion-dollar skin whitening industry is a testament to this. Millions of Asian women spend a fortune on… Continue Reading “Asian hypocrisy”

Don’t tell artists to shut up

Telling entertainment artists to just sing, dance and act — and just shut up about social-political issues,  is one of the most condescending, and yet, one of the most uneducated, things to say. You laugh at them because they don’t have the linguistic sophistication… Continue Reading “Don’t tell artists to shut up”

June 5 Inspiration

Demonizing Money

Is accumulation of money evil? Money has been demonized by a lot of people. Preachers always warn us about it. Money is associated with greed, corruption, and excess. But just like any other tool in life, money is neither good nor bad. It is… Continue Reading “Demonizing Money”

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