Ironies of Life

Gains From a Night at Solaire Casino

Did not really go there expecting to win anything. And I didn't. But with the few hours spent there, I also did not expect to have some realizations on gambling, investing, how they are worlds apart, and why Juan prefers to bet on the wrong side. [...]

January 25, 2015 // 2 Comments

How Take Calculated (Unfoolish) Risks – Mangun

"I am happy to put up 1 million to gain 100,000 if the odds are 95 percent in my favor. I am not willing to buy a P10 lotto ticket to win P10 million because the odds are greater than a million to one against me. Both the successful stock and poker players understand this concept. That is why they are the winners. (Mangun)" [...]

December 21, 2012 // 3 Comments

I Am Destined For Something Greater

I say to my self that it can’t be just this, there must be a greater purpose why I’m getting these good breaks, these big blessings. I pray that I figure out soon. I just hope that I live up to that greater destiny. To that Greater Purpose. [...]

April 18, 2012 // 1 Comment