I had a recent revelation. We have an uncle (well, he’s my mom’s cousin) who lives with us. He helps us out in the house and I pay him a wage on top of what he earns being employed by the barangay. I confronted him about going out drinking with people not living with us (we’ve also talked about this several times during 2020) even when there were recent confirmed Covid-19 cases inside our village. One of the reasons he gave why he thought it was not reckless (what he did) was that they were drinking gin – because he was told that gin kills the coronavirus. What was my revelation? My wife and I live with someone who actually believed that.Continue reading “This is a rant”
When I posted this article in the Facebook page, I got this golden nugget of a comment:
“I don’t get the hate , coffee should be celebrated in any form, what if that is only the coffee they can afford, do I need to tell them their coffee sucks? Absolutely not!
I say not to coffee elitist” Continue reading “Another Post about Instant Coffee”
It’s a rainy afternoon.
“Millennials are too broke but still buy expensive coffee” reads the headline of a Facebook post from one of the oldest news agencies in the world. The featured image is of a young man, maybe in his twenties, wearing round spectacles and sporting a trimmed beard – laughing. In front of him, a small cup of coffee.
Cheesy title aside, here’s a feature on a café within Cubao that isn’t fronted by a mermaid – Hustle Café. Anyone familiar with the Araneta Center area will get what I mean. It’s full of big chain brands, including cafes. Why do you need four mermaids in such a small area anyway?!
I know it seems like a risk to put up a café/coffee shop within this area but believe me, if you put up a specialty coffee shop in the middle of all these players, your shop’s going to have an immediate draw. The area’s so saturated with second wave shops, always full of (mostly noisy) people, that a calm spot that doesn’t offer frappe’s would be a welcome change. I digress… Continue reading “I needed a break, so I Hustled”