What a Pleasant Flight

January 5th, 2009

“There will be a brief stop for re-fueling in Guam and then we will be on our way to Manila.” This was the announcement given when my family and I took PR105 from San Francisco to Manila on January 2 in San Francisco. I had the opportunity to meet Sir Norman, the very kindly and […]

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Joe Explains what Black Friday Is

January 2nd, 2009

Joe sends his comments about Black Friday and this is a good learning experience for me: Joe says: “Actually the term “Black Friday” is the start of the gift buying madness here and its not the day after Christmas but the Day after Thanks Giving, And since Thanks Giving is the last Thursday of November […]

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Bailout, Credit Crunch and Black Friday?

January 1st, 2009

There are terms popularized by the economic meltdown happening in America and likewise in many parts of the world. Bailout. Credit Crunch. Meltdown. Inflation-deflation, implosion-explosion, currency devaluation etc. but the word that my children like seems to be Black Friday. These words do not refer to the Friday of Holy Week. But it does refer to […]

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