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An incredible gift

This morning, a friend (thanks, Joe) e-mailed me a link to an article on the web.  The article that he linked to is called "An Unexpected Ass Kicking".  I thought to myself.. "do I really have time read this article?"  Funny thing is that my thought … [Read More...]

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What a wonderful day!

Mondays are most people’s least-favorite day of the week.  For me, being self employed, every day is pretty much the same.  I work on most days, unless I just don’t feel like working, which is rare.  But, my “non-work-days” could fall on a Monday, Thursday or any other day.  A weekend day is really no […]


A true friend, even after 30 years

I was touched yesterday by the act of a friend, a very old friend.  Later, I’ll get into what happened yesterday, but first, let me tell you a little about this friend. Back in 1977, I was 15 years old.  I got my first “real job” at a store called T.G.&Y.  A while back, I […]


The question that I can’t really answer

Because I have become fairly well known through my various websites, I am asked a lot of questions.  People e-mail me with questions about living in the Philippines.  People send me questions through Facebook.  When people visit the Philippines, and have coffee with me, they always have questions for me.  It’s a never ending thing. […]

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