Typhoon Ondoy Aftermath, More Disaster

(Image via bardagols on Flickr) The aftermath of Typhoon Ondoy is turning into a huge disaster.  I’ve been hearing bits and pieces of news and I figured I’d try to put it all together here.  It’s very disheartening to say the least.  Of course, you can’t expect a lot of good news in the middleContinue reading “Typhoon Ondoy Aftermath, More Disaster”

Heroes of the Typhoon Ondoy Tragedy

Rice Photos via Flickr / CC BY 2.0 This is a photo of the Laguna area, roughly 60 km south of Manila. It’s not the exact location where the following events took place, but it’ll give you an idea of what the area looks like. Also, I found the sign in the image to beContinue reading “Heroes of the Typhoon Ondoy Tragedy”

Hurricane Ondoy. What the hell happened?

(Image Source: Times Online) Typhoon Ondoy is one of the worst disasters to hit the Philippines in years.  I believe I also read that this was the worst typhoon in 42 years.  It also raises a lot of questions about why there was so little warning, why there was such a poor response, and what’sContinue reading “Hurricane Ondoy. What the hell happened?”

Philippine President Arroyo’s Son Boozing It Up While Filipinos Are Dying? #Ondoy

While several of our countrymen were waiting to be rescued, Mikey Arroyo, the son of that Malacanang bitch was photographed buying liquor in Rustans in Katipunan. MAGSAMA KAYO NG NANAY MO, KUPAL KA!!! via Grachelle Bravo From everything I’ve heard I don’t have much faith in politicians in the Philippines. They’re nothing but a bunchContinue reading “Philippine President Arroyo’s Son Boozing It Up While Filipinos Are Dying? #Ondoy”

Not Quite What We Had in Mind

Going to Phuket was something my wife and I had really been looking forward to.  We were excited about the beach and the food and whatever entertainment we could find.  We got a few suggestions from friends as well.  We started making plans well before we went, but somehow those plans wound up getting thrownContinue reading “Not Quite What We Had in Mind”