Three Goats and a Jeepney! I mentioned yesterday that I would be posting some photos and stories from my Sunday morning walk in San Miguel where I encountered the Philippines National Police, drum majorettes (see tomorrow’s post), and three goats riding the top of a crowded jeepney. I can assure you that these are sights … Read moreThree Goats and a Jeepney!
As I take my daily walk in San Miguel in the Jordan municipality of Guimaras province, I never know who or what I am going to encounter. This morning I happened across a group of the Philippines National Police, PNP, across from Saint Michael, the Arch Angel Catholic Church. These guys are not to be … Read moreMeet and Greet With the Philippines National Police!
Bintoy is back! Our favorite multicab driver in Guimaras, Bintoy is back! He was working in Iloilo City but has come back to Guimaras. He is our favorite driver, a nice guy, with a big smile. This photo was taken in front of our home, "The Compound." Tomorrow I will have some photos of a … Read moreBintoy is Back! Tomorrow, My Meeting with the Philippines National Police!
Freezing in the Midwest. Sunny and warm in the Philippines with a high of 90, and beautiful clouds and water on the way home from Iloilo City as this Negros Navigation passenger ships passes our pump boat, The April Boys. The Sainted Patient Wife and I took one of these about ten years ago the … Read moreSix Months in the Philippines!
Heard a big commotion the other morning as I was doing my daily walk through San Miguel in Guimaras province in the Philippines. Sirens! Fireworks! Horns honking! I checked my fly to see if it was zipped. It was. So what’s going on? A fire truck was in the procession. Someone on the truck and … Read moreFire Trucks and Fireworks on Parade Route!
Over 100 brown outs (power outages) in the past six months I have lived in the town of San Miguel, a municipality of Jordan, Guimaras province, in the Philippines. Over 100! Our local “power” company is GUIMELCO (Guimaras Electric Cooperative, Inc.) Just had another one this past Monday that lasted over five hours. After four … Read moreOne Pole! One Town! No Power!
Let me share this photo taken this morning on my approach to “The Compound.” I was taking my daily morning walk and testing out The Sainted Patient Wife’s camera. Yes, SPW’s camera that had been washed last week due to my carelessness is working again! I looked online last week after the camera was plunged … Read moreThree Pigs on a Motorcycle!
Marian Rivera as DARNA, originally uploaded by my_boring_life. Hoy! My name is Bingo Hector Hernandez! Bingo is not my real name, but everyone in the Phils has a nickname. I got mine because I was born at a bingo hall in SM City in Iloilo. My Mom was one number away from "bingo" when I … Read moreGuest Post from Bingo, the One Year Old Filipino Boy Blogger!
Rooster Romance! This photo of The Sainted Patient Wife was taken two years ago at our former home in Auburn, Illinois. Figured a picture of SPW and some of her flowers would be appropriate since today’s topic is romance. Why romance? I’ve noticed one of my blogger friends, Glenn, over at ManOverBoard, has been going … Read moreRooster Romance!