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Performing Ice Cream Laboratory Experiments

Ice cream is delicious when eaten fresh — not fresh from a bucket or can, but freshly made just for a single cup.

Mango Cream Pie of Ice Cream Laboratory, Mango Cream Pie, Ice Cream Laboratory

My sweet Sonnet had been to the Ice Cream Laboratory last week to try its heavenly ice cream formula called Death by Chocolate.

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The Best Doctor in the Philippines

How many times has your doctor told you to “Boost your immune system by taking vitamin C, eating fruits and vegetables, drinking lots of water, and sleeping early”? I bet you don’t remember.

My doctor, Dr. Tan Ci Shou, gives more specific instructions to his patients to help them regain a strong immune system. He does not simply tell you what most doctors would, as seen in the foregoing paragraph.

Dr. Tan goes to the root of your health problem and cuts it, making sure it never grows back.

On your first visit to his clinic, which you will find at the Fu Yong Mansion in Ongpin, Binondo, Dr. Tan will check your tongue and pulse without using multiple medical apparatus. He only uses a tiny flashlight to get a clear view of your tongue. Once he’s done, he already knows what’s wrong with you.

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Pass-a-Load

Pass a Load (definition) verb. Passing to others responsibilities and chores which actually cover the scope of your job.

Somebody from a TV network inspired this entry. He works for the corporate communications department of the network but for months now, I’ve been doubting his qualifications and efficiency.

Here’s a short quiz. Now, don’t scroll down for the answers…No cheating.

1. Are you a procrastinator?

a. Yes

b. No

c. Sometimes

2. An officemate whiles away (probably with blogs or YouTube) do you offer some of your load and plead help since you’re kind of heavy with tasks today?

a. Yes

b. No

c. Depends

3. In a meeting with the boss, are you the type who volunteers ideas and new concepts?

a. Yes

b. No

c. Sometimes

4. Do you daydream often?

a. Yes

b. No

c. Occasionally

5. Is it your habit to befriend people?

a. Yes

b. No

c. Sometimes

6. Should a balikbayan bring gifts to friends and relatives he visits?

a. Yes

b. No

c. Depends

7. You club with your friends and meet a guy. Later in the conversation you find the guy boring, do you excuse yourself from him and your friends before heading to the ladies room… and home?

a. Yes

b. No

c. Let me think

8. Which do you prefer?

a. Somebody who gives away goodies

b. Somebody who sells goodies

c. Depends on the goodies

9. Life should be

a. Fair

b. Lived

c. Enjoyed

10. As a student, did you ever cheat in your exams?

a. Yes

b. No

c. Rarely

Result:

Mostly A’s: Certified Pass a Load Guy

Mostly B’s: Independent with a clear mind

Mostly C’s: Potential Pass a Load Guy