A HERO FALLS UNEXPECTEDLY

Why does a hero have to die when things are going so well? When Abraham Lincoln was assassinated, the idea of democracy in the US was becoming a way of life. When Ramon Magsaysay died in a plane crash, the people of the Philippines were learning to live a corruption-free lifestyle. When Mario Okinlay wasContinue reading “A HERO FALLS UNEXPECTEDLY”

My Goal: The Philippines

In a 1997 workshop I attended, I wrote down 100 goals and dreams.  One of them was to visit all the islands of the Philippines. The actual decision to do it came when we literally fell into the tourism business in 2002.  We were invited to join a public transportation group and I became aContinue reading “My Goal: The Philippines”