I remember when I was so cheap. I’d accept $5 for a 500-word article. I’d turn it in before deadline, and it was pre-written, written, and proofread. I started freelancing early, and I got a lot of projects. I earned okay, but I had little time for myself and I had bills to chase anyway.
99 Problems and Spaghetti ain’t one The first time I met Mitch Miller, I was wearing an evening gown. He was wearing denim pants. He exuded an air of seasoned wisdom, confidence, and uncanny humor, and he’s a breeze to talk to. Always brimming with fast wit and great insight, he’s the kind who knows what’s up, and if there are better things to whine about. Now wait ‘til you
So I was at Starbucks to get coffee for Mitch this morning. I got a card and told the frontliner to please load P500 credits into the card and use that for my purchase right away. She mistakenly loaded P300 instead. I said, okay, just load the P200 then. Then she said she can’t because the minimum top-up should be P300. I said, fix it, that’s not
The Department of Information and Communications Technology is implementing the Rural Impact Sourcing (RIS) Program which is intended to create meaningful ICT-enabled jobs in socio-economically disadvantaged areas in the country. It specifically focuses on areas where there is high population but low employment due to lack of investors. It also aims to promote the ICT-enabled jobs as high value economic activity in rural communities that are not yet ready to
I have a theory that the more successful you get, the more you should invest in quality beddings and sleepwear. And vice versa. By sleeping well, your brain rests better, and it performs better when you’re awake. Then you become more alert and more productive. So you achieve more, and become more and more successful.
When I was a kid, you can easily pacify me with chocolate. Yes, I was that kid. I got low grades? Chocolate. I got punched in the face by another kid 4x my size? Chocolate. I ran around, tripped on a rock, tore my lips apart, got a stitch, and got scolded by my dad? Meh, chocolate. (All of these are true stories.) Fast forward now, I have bills, business,
Juan Miguel Severo, one of the frontrunners of Spoken Word Poetry in the Philippines, is holding an exclusive Spoken Word workshop for our Davao-based writers/ spoken word performers. This whole day workshop will be on November 13, 2016, to be held at Rm. 74, 266B, Emerald st. Gem Village, Maa. Registration for the workshop goes for P1800 on or before November 12, 2016. Walk in registration will be P2,000. Lunch and
For some Filipino couples, dreams of having and raising a baby together are dashed by fertility issues, which, unknown to many, is actually a disease recognized by the World Health Organization (WHO). The organization describes infertility as “a disease of the reproductive system defined by the failure to achieve a clinical pregnancy after 12 months or more of regular unprotected sexual intercourse.”