Aswang attack in the Philippines revisted. What better time to check out a story I did last year which was a true eyewitness account of an aswang (a type of Filipino witch) that I wrote about in my first blog, "The Rooster Crows at 4am!" I've reprinted the story in my new website, PhilippinesPlus.com. … Read moreAswang Attack in the Philippines Revisted!
Had some broadband troubles in the Philippines with Smart Bro, my wireless broadband service. My Internet connection was down this morning in our rural Guimaras province of the Philippines. Dialed *1888 and reached a pleasant recorded Filipina voice and tried to to enter my service reference number which is different than my account number.
A BIG "Lizard Poop!" Shout out to everyone at Camp Basra in Iraq and to faithful "Lizard Poop!" supporter, Ralph! Received a comment from Ralph yesterday, and it warmed my heart to know that the "poop" even has some readers in Iraq. I salute Ralph and all of the troops and the American contract workers stationed at Camp Basra and throughout all of Iraq. Job well done!
My Twelve Dollar Movie Date in the Philippines and the Litchfield SkyView Drive-In! Took my wife on a movie date yesterday at SM City in Iloilo to see "The Expendables." I don't call it a movie date as such to my wife because I'm an "old school" kind of insensitive guy. But for some reason, my wife loves me anyway.
Been trading messages on Facebook with an old friend of mine back in the States. He asked if I was still living in the Philippines. I had not heard from him for years and was glad to hear that he also recently retired and escaped the rat race like I did last year. Dave, my friend, saw an article about my wife and I moving to the Philippines last year in our local newspaper, and he wondered how I was faring here.
Super typhoon Megi is leaving the Philippines and heading for China. The typhoon had sustained winds of 225km/h (140 mph) and gusts of up to 260km/h (162 mph.) At this time, 10 people have lost their lives and 19 were injured. Casualties could have been far greater, but that is small consolation to … Read moreThe Strongest Storm in the World Leaves the Philippines!