Monthly Archives: August 2013

A Winner’s Creed

I was cleaning some of my old files and came across this quotation called “A Winner’s Creed” that my manager handed to all the agents while I was selling insurance years ago.  These affirmations can apply to any situation in … Continue reading

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Collaborate, Collaborator, Collaboration, Collaborationism

According to my 1983 Webster Ninth New Collegiate Dictionary , collaborate came from the word collaboratus (Late Latin), with a past participle of collaborare meaning to labor together, from Latin  com-+ laborare to labor. Collaborate means 1. to work jointly … Continue reading

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Taal Volcano – A Complex Volcano

Taal Volcano, a complex volcano and known as the lowest volcano is one of the smallest active volcanoes in the world. It is situated in the midst of Taal Lake, in the southern part of Luzon in the Philippines, about … Continue reading

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IMPORTANT PILIPINO (TAGALOG) PHRASES

The Philippines is one of those countries that are blessed with people who speak different tongues. It can be due to the fact that the country has been inhabited by people across the globe and those influences contribute to the … Continue reading

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Little unknown part of Philippine-American War

Honor in the Dust is an eye opener. I lived in Oyster Bay for 40 years and I never heard about the events mentioned in the book. All I heard was TR’s role with the Rough Riders in Cuba. Honor … Continue reading

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