03 Feb, 2017
There is so much vitriol and hatred on social media these days. I’m not sure why, but it’s a relatively recent phenomenon that’s perhaps fed by a lack of appreciation for facts, a lack of critical analysis, a lack of accountability and the bravado that comes with a veil of anonymity. I…
26 Jul, 2015
The Picasso Museum in Paris was closed for several years for a proper refurbishing.
24 Apr, 2015
I was booking a regional Asian ticket on-line on PAL and checking prices over the past three weeks. They definitely fluctuate as the plane starts to fill up, but they don’t head in one direction, meaning they don’t just increase as the time progresses. It’s true they are priciest nearest the flight…
12 Apr, 2015
You gotta love Filipino ingenuity…
11 Apr, 2015
This is my horoscope in today’s papers (Philippine Daily Inquirer):
“LEO – Your work routine will be interrupted today, perhaps because of computer crashes, canceled meetings or staff shortages. Allow extra time so that you can cope with the unexpected.”
06 Apr, 2015
Last November I did a post for the approximate 10th anniversary of the blog, here. But perhaps a bigger milestone, at least for me, was crossing the 4,000th post, which I missed literally a couple of weeks ago.
25 Mar, 2015
I have heard some ridiculous things, and I am well aware of the sorry state of our public education system, despite real attempts to improve it in recent years.