The Leeches at Mt. Lubi and Serendipity

Or is there a connection between the ongoing and massive fish kills worldwide and the aggressiveness of bugs and their bites?  Funny that gnats, ticks and bugs are suddenly everywhere and bite your behind–and with beneficial results.  Like, all of a sudden you get cured of your diabetes-like symptoms–being effingly crappy at certain times of…

Is the Diaspora Paying Off?

Typical of the Philippines, Guinarona has a high rate of temporary migrants living and working abroad. Not really a be-all-and-end-all thing for them, but to rise up and afford the upkeep of their households and the best education for their wards. Overall, remittances by overseas Filipino workers constitute a whopping 9 percent of Philippines Gross…

Product Development Series, I

Or Use Your Coconut! When we were in grade school, our teacher, Balbino Belonias, would set us up for a conundrum, and would invariably say, “Use your coconut!” Literally, in this instance, we would like to really do that. Remember that no one is too old to learn a new trade or skill.  Or for…