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Why they are coming home and retiring in good old Pinas

JIM and Hedy Toolen

As if it’s the most natural thing, Filipinos who have spent their most productive years abroad come home not only to retire but also to share both wealth and know-how.

Posted: August 17th, 2014 in Headlines,Lifestyle Stories | Read More »

Perfect timing

“THIS should be as good a time as any.”

When, indeed, is it a good time to do anything, and at our age, too?

Posted: August 17th, 2014 in Columns,Featured Columns,Headlines | Read More »

To party or not


Why not, indeed, celebrate birthdays. I do, at every chance. It was mom who started me on the happy habit. She never missed mounting the observance—for herself and me—so that most of my classmates, to this day, still somehow remember my birth month, if not the exact day.

Posted: August 10th, 2014 in Columns,Featured Columns | Read More »

Rude is rude in any color


COLORS have lost their innocence. Some are even getting their reputation smirched.

Posted: August 3rd, 2014 in Columns,Featured Columns,Sunday Lifestyle | Read More »

What am I doing the rest of my life?


I don’t know why, but the question tends to put me on the defensive, which I’m sure isn’t the intent. So, what have I been doing these days? Well, aside from nothing…

Posted: July 27th, 2014 in Columns,Featured Columns | Read More »