bomb scare guimaras
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Bomb Scare Rattles Guimaras, Our Home Province

I was taking my afternoon siesta. The crusty old expat needs his “beauty sleep.” The sound of our eight dogs furiously yapping woke me up….

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Taytay Palawan
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Tantalizing Taytay Tales

While we were in Puerto Princesa Palawan, my asawa and I decided to visit the Underground River. Puerto Princesa’s pride is easily the Puerto Princesa…

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dimple star bus guimaras to manila
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The Dimple Star Road Trip from Hell: Guimaras to Manila, Part Two

“The Dimple Star Road Trip from Hell: Guimaras to Manila, Part Two.” The madness continues. Why would any sweaty, overweight American expat in the Philippines…

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well in guimarasphilippines
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Chickens Sacrificed to Appease Water Gods at Our New Well in the Philippines

Truth? Yes, it is stranger than fiction at times. Often the limits of credibility are stretched beyond imagination in the Philippines (and in politics.) The…

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Nephew Sharwin
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Facebook Crackdown Hits Guimaras

Could this crackdown be construed as “cruel and unusual punishment?”

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a look at our new roof in the Philippines
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Our New Roof in the Philippines is Halfway Done

Work on the new roof is progressing.

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Great rooms at The Shirven Hotel in Guimaras
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The Brand New Shirven Hotel in Guimaras

The Shirven Hotel in Guimaras. Where expats meet for a cold beer and good food.

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Our new Ford Ranger XLT
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Ford Ranger XLT 4×2 Automatic: Our New Truck in the Philippines

We turned down the Isuzu deal and went with the Ford Ranger.

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My lovely asawa at our new property site in the Philippines
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New Year. New Property. We Purchase Another Lot in the Philippines

The new lot gives my asawa more space to plant cashew, papaya, mahogany and banana trees.

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mango tree
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Materials for the New Nipa Hut in the Philippines Are Secured

The nipa hut for Lolo will soon be built.

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my asawa shopping for shoes at sm city in bacolod
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Best Shopping Malls in Bacolod City, the Philippines

Bacolod City is known throughout the region as the “City of Smiles.”

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Shopping in Iloilo City for the American Expat

Big ticket purchases finally made in preparation for the new home to be built.

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Pretty Pinays Parade of Photos Lost in Picasa

Sigh. Papa Duck and his Asawa Anne attended the Annual Mutya ng Guimaras, Pearl of Guimaras, beauty pageant, with my spouse and I during the world travelers’…

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Motorcycle Gang Invades The Farm”: Conclusion

I wasn’t happy. We were encountering a motorcycle gang invasion at “The Farm” in Guimaras, our home province. Our fortress of solitude had been shattered…

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