- The Retards Doth Complain Too Much, Methinks
- Do Hungry Ghosts Exist?
- Modern-day Freakshows
- The Indispensable Pests in Our Lives
- Remembering Heinz Schwarzkopf – Gentlemen’s Gentleman
- Fame is a Double-edged Sword
- They Who Can Do No Wrong?
- Partagas Culebras
- Oh Shuddap Already Lah Puleeze!
- Cockling Along
Monthly Archives: December 2013
An Ikebana by Kyoichiro Tsuge:
Have you ever left a cinema the same way you’ve gone in? It seems Golden Village’s cinema at Great World City is about the only one that allows patrons to leave the same way they’ve gone in. But at other … Continue reading
Most friends who’ve eaten at Jamie’s Italian at Vivo City were more disappointed with the “quality” of the wait staff than with the rather “ordinary” food. Jamie Oliver is the victim of his own success. Many well-heeled locals have jaded … Continue reading
In two recent instances, authorities have shown that they have no balls! People in charge must lead, follow, or just get out of the way! CASE ONE: One week before the launch of the national Do-Not-Call registry, the authorities backtracked … Continue reading
Physicist Stephen Hawking suffers from Lou Gehrig’s disease – a form of motor neuron disease – yet continues to churn out books. Hawking married twice; has three kids. Australian Nick Vujicic was born without limbs and he’s a motivational speaker. … Continue reading
I know of an orthopedic surgeon who gets rewarded with a free trip each time he uses a particular implant. I know doctors who get paid for speaking at public forums sponsored by drug companies. I know the local dental … Continue reading
For years now, my cousin Christine has been wishing people “Happy Holidays” – long before it caught on in the US, where it is deemed politically-correct NOT to wish anyone “Merry Christmas” because it has religious connotations. Look at the … Continue reading
In this day and age, there are still deluded people who think that just because they’ve got a few more dollars than the rest of us, and a few more toadies than the worse of them, they can still through … Continue reading
Chacom pipes trace their history all the way to the 18th century in France. I have several Chacom pipes; two of my favorites are here: