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Becoming the un-OFW

October 16th, 2008 · 3 Comments

I don’t know what it is with me but for some reason, my opportunities to travel for work abroad, whether it be for a local or foreign employer, never seem to push through. Three years ago I was employed with a company that regularly sends employees to the US. I got fired from that post […]

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Tags: Buhay · Karir at Propesyon · Pamilya · Turismo

Where to draw the anonimity line

March 5th, 2008 · No Comments

Recently I’ve come across some commercials on Youtube from the US that illustrate the risk of posting personal information and photos in the internet. This is particularly relevant in there where sexual predation via the internet had become a real problem in the late 90s, early 2000s. I had the same quandary when my wife […]

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Tags: Blog · Internet · Melynn · Negosyo

Dreams of (not so) faraway places

February 22nd, 2008 · 2 Comments

Bo Sanchez, in his book “8 Secrets of the Truly Rich”, talked about how one fateful night, he was fueled by so much passion and excitement that he wrote down a 15 page Word document containing his dreams in so much detail. He said that it was important to be able to do this, that […]

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Tags: Buhay · Karir at Propesyon · Melynn · Negosyo · Turismo

2007 to 2008 are our “Going ’round the Philippines” years

January 7th, 2008 · 2 Comments

A wondrous Happy New Year to all! One of the new year’s resolutions that I’ve been wanting to make is to be able to post more regularly to this blog. To say that this is difficult is by itself an understatement — my work schedule only allows me a few blocks of genuinely free time, […]

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Tags: Buhay · Melynn · Negosyo · Pamilya · Turismo

Is the OFW phenomenon a massive case of career mismanagement?

December 11th, 2007 · 26 Comments

UPDATE: An interesting discussion on this topic ensued at MLQ3‘s blog post Worse than Marcos?. Yesterday, Janette Toral of twitted about “Experience of a first time OFW“, an article on the Kabayan Hotel OFW blog that discusses the thoughts and feelings of first-time OFW Gilbert Roque. Gilbert’s plight is something that most of us […]

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Tags: Buhay · Industriya · Karir at Propesyon · Pamilya

I’m supposed to go to Palawan this Saturday…

November 22nd, 2007 · 3 Comments

…but I’m not pushing through with it and it sucks Melynn and I along with her barkada have been planning this trip for months, but the latest pair of typhoons, Lando and Mina come way too close of each other, and typhoon Mina threatens to become a super typhoon. To further underscore the risks, a […]

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Tags: Buhay · Karir at Propesyon · Melynn · Transportasyon · Turismo

A girl’s death and the Gospel of Hopelessness

November 10th, 2007 · 27 Comments

The newspapers and airwaves the other day were filled with the saddening news of an 11-year-old killing herself over poverty in Davao City: Using a thin nylon rope, 12-year-old Mariannet Amper hanged herself in the afternoon of November 2. She was a sixth grader at the Maa Central Elementary School. … Along with her diary, […]

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Tags: Buhay · Disenyong Pang-Web · Ekonomiya · Kabataan · Pamilya · Pulitika

If you’re not having fun, it’s not worth doing

October 18th, 2007 · 5 Comments

Jeff Atwood, a distinguished software developer, writes about the early days of his career without a direction, finding the career that he loves, and having fun while doing his job. : Like my Dad, I spent many years after college flitting from job to job. I had nothing to complain about. I was making a […]

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Tags: Buhay · Ekonomiya · Karir at Propesyon · Pamilya

The Philippine reproductive health policy: a loosely guarded secret?

October 1st, 2007 · 11 Comments

My daughter CJ will turn three this December, and increasingly, the most usual question that people pop when we talk about kids is “wala pa bang kasunod yan?” I usually laugh it off, but sometimes it becomes irritating when the questions grow in number. I mean, sometimes the way the question is asked almost sounds […]

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Tags: Buhay · CJ · Kalusugan · Melynn · Pamilya · Pulitika

Making cuteness with a 2-year-old kid

August 17th, 2007 · 8 Comments

I’ve meant to post these pics before the circus came to town, and now that the festivities are over, I’d like to talk about how to make cuteness with a 2-year-old kid!

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Tags: Buhay · CJ