failong ngayon segment

(Watch Failon Ngayon , at 2 PM Sunday (September 14) at ANC Channel.) I am glad to be back in the Philippines because I miss my social media work and advocacy.  The following day, I got surprised to receive a call from ABS-CBN  for a segment in Failon Ngayon . They needed a case study, from someone in Read More →

smartphones use

Everything should be taken in moderation. So should be the use of smartphones especially for children, a studysuggested. A survey conducted by Japan’s education ministry revealed that schoolchildren who spend more than four hours a day on their mobile phone perform significantly worse on school tests. A report by Japanese local media said that nearly half of third graders at Read More →

rainbow in vienna

“Somewhere over the Rainbow, way up high There’s a land that I heard of, once in a lullaby. …Birds fly over the Rainbow, why then, oh why can’t I?”-lyrics: “Over the Rainbow”, from “Wizard of Oz”   What do you do when a rainbow graces its presence upon you? Well, my first instinct was to  take Read More →

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 →