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2nd July - On This Day In History


1929 Imelda Marcos (Filipino politician and First Lady who collected over 1000 pairs of shoes)


1566 Nostradamus (astrologist, famous for making predictions about the future)  25 more words

2016-06-12 (Sunday)

Today, I learned that:

June is the best time of the year in Sweden and thus many people go on vacation now. Yesterday, Radio Sweden’s programme “P4 Världen” told us about the conditions to obtain a paid vacation around the world. 256 more words


The problems with First Ladies is that you have to set the standard. My role is to be both star and slave. – Imelda Marcos http://ift.tt/1TWsc2v

Imelda Marcos

We Were Wrong, Part 2

The hype was palpable for Bongbong Marcos with the pre-election surveys. He’d been leading by a good margin when Leni Robredo started catching up. That was before the Iglesia ni Cristo and El Shaddai endorsed him, and even if they didn’t I doubt he’d lose that many votes. 263 more words

Current Events

Viral Post: Philippines, A Fooled Nation?

“My Professor once said that one of the economic models of East Asia as well as the South during the post war era particularly in the 1960’s are based on Japan and the Philippines. 997 more words


Political gibberish over coffee

The Filthy Companion* was clad in sleeveless shirt and sexy white shorts, and the first words she said as I slid into the seat opposite her were: “I have a theory. 347 more words


What A Woman’s Shoes Say About Her

Several weeks ago, I drove from Colorado to Kansas to be with my mother while she was treated for pneumonia.   Mom remained in her apartment taking antibiotics, receiving nebulizer breathing treatments, and being cared for round the clock.   422 more words