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Monthly Archives: November 2017
Second Singapore Pipe Collectors’ Show on October 7th 2017
Time to follow up with a second show. It’s been a long time since 2011. This time, millions of dollars’ worth of pipes were exhibited and pipe makers who flew in to exhibit their masterpieces included Lee von Erck, Satoshi … Continue reading
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My Relationship with the Lord is Great!
Christianity’s worst enemies are its own leaders and its believers. I cannot understand how anyone can sit in the pew and listen to someone who belongs to a fraternity that rapes thousands of altar boys. I cannot imagine being part … Continue reading
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He Who Laughs Last, Laughs Best
Just as Trump-bashing is the latest in thing, Kim-bashing is a favorite hobby of many today. On October 29th The Straits Times ran a couple of pages written by Rahul Pathak and Desmond Foo, showing off photographs of North Korea and … Continue reading
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If you dislike someone, nothing he does is right. I see that in the global obsession to be politically-correct by participating in Trump-bashing. Yes, isn’t nearly everyone on that bandwagon? When Donald Trump talked tough about North Korea, the entire … Continue reading
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Bullied? Fret Not!
Things have changed. Those days we were told never get into a stranger’s car and never meet anyone from the Internet. Today we use the Internet to summon strangers to our house so that we can ride in their cars! … Continue reading
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12,045 days Together
Yup, 33 years together. My wife has the patience of a saint. Only God is able to adequately reward her. So, I’ll just stand aside and let God do his job.
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A Truly Moretti Collectible
I couldn’t resist this gorgeous Moretti, so the best way to deal with temptation is to yield to it; meaning, I bought it:
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Endowment Insurance Plans
I don’t believe in paying for years into an endowment insurance plan only to benefit your descendants after you have died. Nobody should sit around all day waiting for their parents to croak so that they can inherit. Everyone should … Continue reading
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Award-Winning Single-Malt from Hobart, Tasmania, Australia
Tucked in a corner in faraway Hobart, Tasmania, Australia, is Sullivans Cove Distillery. The distillery makes single-malts, gin and vodka. Its French Oak Single Cask Tasmanian single-malt whisky has become a legend in its own right, one of the most … Continue reading
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A Moretti Tamarind
Marco did it again! This time, my latest acquisition is a Moretti made of tamarind wood:
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