Our Waiting Nation

This blog was written on May 19, 2013 and was re-published a few weeks after the 2022 elections. -Editor 12 noon, Election Day, May 13, 2013.  I’ve been in line for almost two (2) hours waiting with about 40 other people to vote at our election precinct at the elementary school at Mandaluyong City, Manila,Continue reading “Our Waiting Nation”

Six Reasons Why We Don’t Need A Purpose in Life

My life has no purpose, no direction, no aim, no meaning, and yet I’m happy. I can’t figure it out. What am I doing right?  –Charles M. Schulz Do we need a purpose in life? Many so-called gurus would say yes.  We need to have one in order to have a direction.  A purpose givesContinue reading “Six Reasons Why We Don’t Need A Purpose in Life”

A Guide to City Zoning; an Example of Management Organising

I asked the water company engineer why his company was digging up the street in front of my family’s house for the second time in a few years.  He answered my question with a frown and a sigh.  “I have to install new pipes because of that new building,” he replied as he pointed atContinue reading “A Guide to City Zoning; an Example of Management Organising”