The filler episode

It is September 2014. The late afternoon sun peeks through the blinds in my room and hits my bed while I revel in the leftover heat of lovemaking. From my condo’s living room, I hear the sound of a Naruto episode playing on Karl’s iPad. He likes to do this sometimes. In movies, there’s the…

Filipino Time: Is Geography to Blame?

Do you want to conduct a meeting here in the Philippines? If you want to meet at 12 noon, set the call time at least an hour before that. It’s a common strategy employed by businessmen and even casual friends in the country to ensure that the ones they’re meeting come on time. It doesn’t…