Diamond Bay

| September 9, 2008

I believe that one of the secrets to a comfortable and happy retirement life is investing wisely.  It would be great to retire and still be able to earn without having to lift a finger.  Just let those ROIs roll in!  My Mom has been telling me about trust deeds and it’s something my husband […]

Steamed Fish

| September 9, 2008

My favorite fish is Lapu-Lapu (Grouper).  It’s just too bad that this fish has become so expensive in the Philippines that it has become a fish reserved for special occasions.  Well, fresh seafood is expensive here, too!  My Nanay (maternal grandmother), cooks lapu-lapu in a frufru free manner…by steaming.  She simply rubs some salt on […]

Omega, Et al.

| September 9, 2008

Is there a particular brand of luxury watch you’re daydreaming (night dreaming, too!) about?  One that you hope would land on your wrist some day?…some day soon, hopefully?! Rolex, Cartier, Omega, Movado, Breitling, anything from their lot at all? I’d be lying if I said no, I don’t want any of those.  To be honest, […]

TMA #26: Dinner Out

| September 9, 2008

If you go out for a special dinner and service is very, very bad, what do you do?  Do you complain? Leave only a small tip, write to the management when you get home?  Or do you just suck it up and not do/say anything? It depends on how bad the service was.  If the […]