Plastic, Climate Change, Earthquakes and “Go Home Yankees”


 Just as the Philippines  is reeling from the onslaught of  two deadly typhoons, Ondoy and Pepeng that killed about 600 people, damaged infrastructure and turned some Metro Manila cities into swamps of garbage and decomposing bodies, eathquakes shook  some parts of the world.  Climate change, or the continuing increase in atmospheric temperature caused by humans…

THE EARTHQUAKE AND THE BAR


         Four  days in California, three of which inside a pressure-cooker called San Mateo Expo Center, San Francisco, a 4-hour drive to Los Angeles, where one of the laptop sites of the California Bar Exam was administered this July 29-31.            My limited budget for hotel booked way back in May destined me to Marriot…