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The “Ugly American” Makes an Appearance at New Construction Site

Occasionally, my “dark side” makes a guest appearance.

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Am I The “Ugly American?”

Had an issue with a boxer at the SM City Supermarket in Iloilo last month. My asawa and I buy the bulk of our groceries…

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Are Chinese Tourists Uglier than Americans?

Maybe I have too much time on my hands. I read online news stories from the Philippines throughout the day. While my sexy pool boy…

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Savannah Iloilo. The Good, the Bad,and the Ugly

View from our pool in Savannah Subdivision, Pavia, Iloilo

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Cebu Pacific in Iloilo Calls in Extra Security to Handle Irate American

The Cebu Pacific ticket office located at the old MaryMart Building in Iloilo was the scene of  a crime a couple of weeks ago in…

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American Expat in the Philippines. My Beef with Cebu Pacific: The Conclusion.

Cebu Pacific had changed departure gates at Iloilo airport without making any announcements forcing the passengers to play “musical chairs” as we shifted from gate…

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“Hey, Pink Shirt! Put on your Life Jacket!”

Some citizens from the USA have a reputation for being “Ugly Americans.” In the past ten years since retiring to the Philippines, I’ve certainly fit…

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ATM Skimmers Hit Iloilo City BDO Branch

“ATM Skimmers Hit Iloilo City BDO Branch” is today’s cautionary tale.

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Last Manila Crooked Cabbie Saga

Finally, I humbly present my “Last Manila Crooked Cabbie Saga.” With apologies to Master Todd,  the forthcoming spiel occurred before the former Marine’s now-famous “50…

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Niece Shaina Graduates from Santa Teresa H.S. on Guimaras Island

Niece Shaina Graduates from Santa Teresa H.S. on Guimaras Island Our 16-year-old niece Shaina graduates from Santa Teresa H.S. on Guimaras Island is the topic…

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A Filipino Promise Is Like A Plane That Grows Wings

“A Filipino promise is like a plane that grows wings and flies away,” is what my older neighbor, a retired teacher from Iloilo City that…

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Living in the Philippines: 3 Yr Review

My previous post listed some positives about living in the Philippines. After three years in “paradise,” I thought it was time to do a review…

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SpongeBob Squarepants and the Iloilo City Dentist

Toothache pain. SpongeBob Squarepants. SM City in Iloilo.   All topics for today’s post. Regular readers of this website might have noticed that I have not had…

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