lots of trees on our guimaras property
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Our Property Dispute in the Philippines is Resolved

The dispute has been settled.

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Beauties & the Beasts: The Kano and Papa Duck Hit Manggahan

Hanging out with Papa Duck at Manggahan.

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Heavy Rains Don’t Dampen My Sinigang Soup

Tropical storm "Juaning" made landfall the other day and gave us  the roughest ride on the pump boat to Iloilo City that I've experienced in…

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Wedding in the Philippines. Rings, Coins, the Veil and the Cord

[smartads]This was my first traditional wedding in the Philippines that my asawa and I were attending since moving to Guimaras, the rural province in Western…

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“Underwear, Sir?” SM Underwear Pushers

I’m a somewhat modest guy. I don’t pee in public streets as is the custom of many Guimaras residents. I don’t roll up my t-shirt…

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The Classic Filipino Indo-Malay Look

It is believed that the first group of immigrants to come by sea to the Philippines were the Indonesians about 5,000 years ago. They drove…

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First Year in the Philippines! What I Like Most About the Philippines!

First year in the Philippines! Part Three. To end this series about my experiences after retiring to the Philippines with my beautiful Filipina wife one…

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THE COMPOUND IS BUZZIN’! FIESTA TIME, DAY ONE!

It’s Fiesta preparation day here at “The Compound”; Marise, our laundry lady, is helping with the cooking (she has the rice duties) along with my…

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The Wife Doesn’t Kill Me

  [smartads]Whew! As I was looking over yesterday's blog that I had already posted about the Ricky Reyes salon visit, the wife came up behind…

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