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Meet and Greet With the Philippines National Police!

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! Tomorrow, My Meeting 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!

One Pole! One Town! No Power!

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!

Guest Post from Bingo, the One Year Old Filipino Boy Blogger!

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!