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HAPPY NEW YEAR

HAPPY NEW YEAR TO EVERYONE !

May you have more wealth, good health, happiness, peace and lots of love.

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I fired my Boss

Late in the afternoon yesterday, I had a talk with my Boss. He told me that he is very sick because of the bad weather here. He said that the this winter is worst compared to previous winters. It is unforgiving and it makes everyone sick. He advised me to take a solid breakfast everyday so my stomach will have something to grind that will keep myself warm.

Before leaving he told me, “Oh come on, your commissions and bonus will come next year. Do not try too hard.” And he left.

While he was walking away I stood up and noticed the clock in our Treasury Department. It was 5:00pm in New York..

After few minutes, my boss came back. Still far from my desk, she was shouting and started nagging me about many things that I do not understand. She said that I am too demanding and very unreasonable. She called me a d**k-head.

I was confused. At the same time I was amazed, almost amused, at what she was talking about. I told her to shut up and if she doesn’t, I will fire her.

She did not stop and so I fired her on that very moment. “You are fired!”, easy and just like that.

Unfortunately, I was only dreaming.

I supposed everything is clear now and you no longer wonder why the boss was a he and then suddenly he became a she. In real life gender change is possible but not that fast as in this dream.

Ah, dreams, it is fascinating – everything is possible as long as you are asleep.

Oh by the way, do you know how to fire servants effectively and permanently? Please let me know. I want to fire Gloria, her cohorts in the government, the corrupt politicians and government officials.

Must me dreaming again ha?

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Heroes All

These are the real faces of the millions of Overseas Filipino Professionals whom the Philippine government calls “Ang Bagong Bayani – The Modern Day Heroes”.

Heroes All

These Few Great Men are among the many faceless Filipinos who for years helped the Philippine economy afloat, out of bankruptcy and financial crisis.

Heroes All

Despite the hardships, the struggles – personal or otherwise, the homesickness and the loneliness, and everything that true heroes have to endure, they are still happy, smiling and still proud. The true mark of the modern-day heroes and Few Great Filipino Men.

Nothing and nobody could bring them down. They always succeed no matter what.

A Few Great Filipino Men, Heroes All!

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Dcember 25: This day is almost over

Christmas is about to end here. Oh, let me correct myself. I must say that the 25th day of December 2006 is about to end. Nothing special here about this day. It is but a usual day of work. I am in a different world. Yes, in their world, not the world we all know.

Before this post becomes a rant on the 25th day of December, I would like to thank everyone who wished me the best during this day. Thank you so much! It made my 25th day of December lighter.

Also, I would like to thank my ISP and Skype for keeping me in touch with my family in the Philippines. These two entities did not let me down on Christmas eve, Philippine time. I had a very meaningful yet not too costly long distance Noche Buena (without food of course – LOL) with my family, virtually. Skype hooked me up with my family for more than five hours of continuous high-quality video and audio streams without a drop in signal strength. (Yahoo failed me… BOOOOO. it sucks on the eve of Christmas.)

It was great seeing my kids and wife live on my screen and, me in their monitor, with all the laughtersss and the NOISEs from firecrackers heard over the microphone. It was like I was there with them celebrating the occasion. Nowadays, location does not seem to matter anymore. The world is really getting smaller everyday. (LOL)

This day is almost over, somehow, technology makes “One less lonely and homesick Pinoy in the world on Christmas eve.” And for that, I am very thankful.

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Sing it out aloud

If you feel like singing and recording a song for all the whole world to hear, you must visit the SingShot online singing community

But hey, before you do that, please check first how a guy like me, alone and away from home, sings. Here is my song for you. Please click this.

Now, here is what SingShot is all about :

SingshotWhat is SingShot?
SingShot is the premier online singing community where you can show off your singing skills, listen to other singers, and communicate with your fans and other members for free!

Whether you love karaoke, sing in the shower or are a serious singer, now you can get your voice heard and listen to other talented and fun-hearted singers from around the world!

With SingShot you can:

  • Have your voice heard by people around the world
  • Listen to other singers and encourage each other by leaving comments and feedback
  • Keep your recordings organized along with adding favorites and fans to your personal SingShot profile
  • Link to your own recordings from your myspace page, blog or other social networking sites

SingShot is your online outlet to having your voice heard worldwide!

It’s easy to get started and did we mention its FREE.

SingShot.com Rocks.

Merry Christmas to all of you and may you have a great New Year ahead of you.

PEACE ON EARTH NOW!

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Help Harrison find a bone marrow donor

Harrison LeaonardoHarrison Leonardo is a two-year old boy who is fighting Acute Myelogenous Leukemia (AML) and needs a bone marrow transplant to survive. He’s spent most of this year fighting cancer, which went into remission in August. Unfortunately his family learned the cancer relapsed just before Thanksgiving.

He is currently hospitalized and undergoing another round of chemotherapy while his doctors and family search for a donor.

Harrison is half Filipino and half Caucasian and will most likely need a donor Harrison Leonardo with the same ethnic background, or possibly someone else who is all or part Asian and Filipino as well. He doesn’t have very much time to find a donor.

Please help Harrison, check his website at www.helpharrison.com or Harrison’s Blog for more information on how to help him.

This is probably one of the best gifts we can give or share during this Christmas season.

Asian American Donor Program
800-593-6667
http://www.aadp.org
carol@aadp.org
asamdonors@aadp.org

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Greenpeace admits guilt

Greenpeace admits guilt

Indeed, “A picture is worth a thousand words“ and powerful too!

If this lady is guilty, what then are we guilty of?

Source: New ad campaign of Greenpeace – Canada, Greenpeace weblog

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