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 life, not just insurance agents. So think like a winner, feel like a winner and … Continue reading A Winner’s Creed

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 with others or together exp. in an intellectual endeavor. 2. to cooperate with or willingly … Continue reading Collaborate, Collaborator, Collaboration, Collaborationism

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 50 kilometers (31 miles) south of Manila, in the province of Batangas. It is located … Continue reading Taal Volcano – A Complex Volcano


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 richness of the languages. There are about 87 different languages and dialects spoken in the … Continue reading IMPORTANT PILIPINO (TAGALOG) PHRASES

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 in the Dust changed the history. This is an unknown and hidden part of Philippine … Continue reading Little unknown part of Philippine-American War