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Current Crime Capers Clamp Down on Mango Land

As a foreigner in the Philippines I stick out like a sore thumb.

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Guimaras Joyful Preschool Continues to Educate Young Minds

There’s a long waiting list for students that want to enroll in the preschool.

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Philippines Road Construction Crew in Guimaras Mug for the Camera

Met a friendly road construction crew the other day.

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For Sale by Owner

We’re house hunting in the Philippines. Sort of. In August 2014 we’ll be able to access our IRA account which currently provides the bulk of…

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The Lizard Poop Brush. An Essential Item in Every Filipino Household

Lizard Poop. It’s not much of a problem in our Iloilo subdivision home as it was back at “The Compound” in Guimaras where we formerly…

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Best Place to Retire

Best place to retire? I would pick the Philippines, of course. I took an early retirement from AT&T at the age of 57.  I’ve lived…

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The Official Time of the Philippines: Juan Time or Filipino Time?

Recently, I’ve seen many a reference being made to “Filipino Time” and thought this would be a good time to delve into this tradition to…

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The Wingman: Single Guy’s Best Friend in the Philippines

My new American expat friend "Jim" needed some help. In my previous post, I related a story in which my single amigo was having some…

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Jesus Sells His Old VW

Our neighbor, Jesus, a carpenter,  recently sold his old VW. it was a dull black VW that barely ran. His rooster used to perch on…

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Life in the “Burbs” Outside Iloilo City

Travel back in time with me to the 1950's in America. A simpler time.  Some of you reading this might be willing to admit living…

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The Iloilo City Move

Iloilo City. Our new home. It’s the regional center of the Western Visayas and the capital of Iloilo province. We won’t be living in the…

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Cheap Beer, Cheap Food and Good Friends

Cheap beer. 25 pesos (57 cents) a bottle for San Miguel Pale Pilsen. Cheap food. A heaping bowl of smoked oysters for only 30 pesos…

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A Rooster Crows at 4am! Exclusive! Local Labor Crew Hard at Work in Guimaras

"The Rooster Crows at 4am!" staff photographer caught some exclusive photos of our local labor crew in Guimaras!  The construction workers were furiously digging a…

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First Year in the Philippines! Part One

First Year in the Philippines!  July 15th, 2010 will mark my first year living in the Philippines. My patient Filipina wife and I arrived in Manila…

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