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Money Makes the World…

Money Makes the World…

Kathryn Valladolíd Ebrahim

“Money is a terrible master but an excellent servant.”–Phineas Taylor Barnum, American showman Money may be defined as “a current medium of exchange in the form of coins and banknotes; coins and banknotes, collectively.”

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So Small Yet So Diverse and Fractured

So Small Yet So Diverse and Fractured

Kathryn Valladolíd Ebrahim

(A Filipino’s Cultural Conflict Within) The Philippines is a small archipelagic country located at the midsection of the globe where sunshine is much more evident than anything else. Not exactly located on the equator,

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Inject It Not Once but Twice

Inject It Not Once but Twice

Kathryn Valladolíd Ebrahim

(The Virus and the Vaccine) “This isn’t a pandemic of just a virus. This is a pandemic of emotion…a pandemic of pain and suffering that has to do with lost jobs and lost persons.

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Stretch Your Hands across the Seas

Stretch Your Hands across the Seas

Kathryn Valladolíd Ebrahim

(On Long-Distance Relationships) “I exist in two places, here and where you are.”–Margaret Atwood Long-Distance Relationship–or LDR–is a situation in which, while being in a relationship, couples or members of a family are miles

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And the Crown Goes To….

And the Crown Goes To….

Kathryn Valladolíd Ebrahim

(On Pageants and Beauty) “Elegance is the only beauty that never fades.”–Audrey Hepburn Sunday, 16 May 2021 (EST) – The Seminole Hard Rock Hotel & Casino was again made popular, not just for its

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To Tolerate or Not To Tolerate?

To Tolerate or Not To Tolerate?

Kathryn Valladolíd Ebrahim

“Tolerance is the one essential ingredient in any happy marriage. It may not be quite so important when things are going well, but it is absolutely vital when things get difficult.”–HRH Prince Philip, Duke

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Ayuda in the time of COVID: Fact or Myth?

Ayuda in the time of COVID: Fact or Myth?

Kathryn Valladolíd Ebrahim

“Life’s most persistent and urgent question is, WHAT ARE YOU DOING FOR OTHERS?” –Martin Luther King, Jr. Ayuda – a Filipino term which literally means “help” or “assistance” – was derived from the Spanish

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Refraction, Digression, and Reflection

Refraction, Digression, and Reflection

Kathryn Valladolíd Ebrahim

“Life is like a refraction; sometimes it is towards the normal and sometimes it is away from the normal, depending on the various medium of life’s journey.” –Neelanjan Roy (Jadavpur University, Dept. of Production

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Hi, Ho! What’s in a Greeting?

Hi, Ho! What’s in a Greeting?

Kathryn Valladolíd Ebrahim

It was just Valentine’s day the other day and there were those, due to the limitations of the pandemic, I surmise, celebrated the occasion somewhat creatively. There were those who probably chose to just

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The Love Equation

The Love Equation

Kathryn Valladolíd Ebrahim

“The greatest happiness of life is the conviction that we are loved; loved for ourselves, or rather, loved in spite of ourselves.”–Victor Hugo This article may be considered a cliché; it might even be

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