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I am mad about Mad Men

Mad about Mad Men

Have you ever watched Mad Men on AMC?  Mad Men is currently in its 7th season.  Actually, the latest episode was sort of the "Mid Season Finale".  You see AMC decided to break the 7th, and final season into two different years.  So, this past episode … [Read More...]

Bisaya/Cebuano Language Course

Bob’s writing from around the net

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WowPhilippines Gift Delivery in the Philippines

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Accepting payments on eBay

OK, so you have listed your items for sale on eBay, you are so happy because somebody actually bought what you are selling.  But wait.  How do you get paid?  Especially if you are in the Philippines. Well, there are a number of payment methods … [Read More...]


I may have lost a prong!

Remember, a while back, I wrote about how I planned a "two pronged approach" in selling on eBay?  I was planning to source items from the Philippines, where I live, to sell on, and I was going to source items from the USA to the … [Read More...]

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49 Ways to make a living

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I was inspired by the story

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 was pretty much a very similar thought that the […]

Care Packages from friends

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 […]

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