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Philippines seeking to shake off job discrimination

Last updated on: 29th March, 2014, 12:20 PM“Have you ever heard anyone telling a man to have a pleasing personality?” she asked. via Looking for ‘young, female, pleasing’ applicants? Not right. As an American, I’ve often found the job ads outrageous in the Philippines. Which is not to say that such age and gender discrimination […]

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Planning a Philippines vacation

Last updated on: 5th October, 2013, 6:37 PM[Note: I usually do not name brands or web sites here on AH but for this post, I will. I am not affiliated with any of the sites or brands I mention and I receive no compensation for mentioning them. You should feel free to do your own […]

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Thunderstorm!

Last updated on: 15th September, 2013, 8:02 PMWe’re having a rare thunderstorm here in Seattle. The light outside has a weird, gray- yellow cast to it and the trees look a sickish-green. Every once in a while, I see a flash and hear a low rumble. The storm isn’t very powerful but because the weather […]

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Driving in the Philippines

Driving in the Philippines

Last updated on: 3rd April, 2012, 10:29 PM There are real differences between driving in the U.S. and driving in the Philippines and I have to confess that I’ve been more impatient behind the wheel since coming home from the Philippines in February. Confession time: I didn’t actually drive in the Philippines but when Menchu […]

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