butch at prague

I count my blessings that my family are together once again. Having an empty nest can be really lonely and I miss those days when we planned our family vacations. The last family vacation I planned didn’t push through because I had to undergo a gall bladder operation. Still I am glad to be able Read More →

dachau gate

It was trip down  the Dachau Concentration Camp Memorial which is less than an hour away from Munich. Established on March 22, 1933, Dachau was the first Nazi concentration camp and served as a model for all other concentration camps. During its 12 years of operation, over 206,000 political prisoners, Jews, homosexuals, and other dissidents Read More →

quit

By: Joseph Romana as originally posted at Philippine Online Chronicles “Winners never quit and quitters never win.” – Vince Lombardi “Age wrinkles the body, quitting wrinkles the soul.” – General Douglas MacArthur “Pain is temporary.  Quitting lasts forever.” – Lance Armstrong These and many other similar-minded quotes have brainwashed our generation, and probably the next Read More →

signing 1

I begged to be excused from my sister and my ten-year old nephew after we watched a stage play “Rak of Aegis” yesterday. Me: “I have to review the draft of our impeachment complaint”. Nephew: “Who is getting impeached?” Me: “The President” Nephew: “Whaatt? You are going to impeach the President? Won’t you get jailed for Read More →

kids these days

By Julie Fuertes Custodio, as originally posted at the Philippine Online Chronicles. Please don’t get me wrong, I am not judging how the kids these days behave. This article will merely point out the things we do, in my opinion as a parent and as a teacher, that may hinder the way our children grow Read More →