captain tom and barangay captain
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Rainy Season Start & Captain Tom’s Amazing Adventure

Finally! The Philippine Atmospheric, Geophysical and Astronomical Services Administration (PAGASA) affirmed the official beginning of the rainy season on Friday, June 14. The homestead in…

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the chocolate hills bohol
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What to do after Retirement in the Philippines?

Drink beer. Chase skirts. Start a business. Get a hobby. Travel. These are only several answers to today’s question. “What to do after Retirement in…

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American Expat in the Philippines: Companion Guide to The Ph Expat Advisor

    This companion guide to my first book about the Philippines, “The Philippines Expat Advisor,” is an eclectic mix of stories, tips and general…

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asian girl catfight 1 - Creepy Catfight at Iloilo City Hall
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Creepy Catfight at Iloilo City Hall

You are now traveling through another dimension, a dimension not only of sight and sound but of mind. A journey into a wondrous land of…

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boracay dining on the beach
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Boracay: Al Fresco Dining Supreme

“Boracay: Al Fresco Dining Supreme, “ today’s post, features photos from a recent trip we took to Boracay. My lovely asawa and I, along with…

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Our New Year’s Eve House Blessing in the Philippines

“Our New Year’s Eve House Blessing in the Philippines” is a remarkable literary achievement since it’s the first time in months I’ve published two posts…

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old fart relaxing in boracay
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Unlimited 3-Day Weekends in the Philippines

My friends in the United States recently finished celebrating Labor Day. I used to look forward to the three day holiday when I worked at…

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wedding in the philippines
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The Neon Blue Jesus Wedding

My asawa and I had just returned from another trip to Cebu City with our little niece and nephew from Guimaras in tow. We only…

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island hopping off Raymen Beach
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The Island Hoppers of Guimaras

Island hopping and spending a relaxing day at the beach can be enjoyed all year round in the Philippines.

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The Royal Court
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I Award the Barangay Queen Her Trophy at Local Barangay Fiesta

We were given the red carpet treatment at a local fiesta.

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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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guimaras ambulance
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Latest Ultrasound Reveals No More Kidney Stones

And my fatty liver disease has gone away, another bonus.

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Grim Reaper
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Cirrhosis of the Liver: Our Filipino Trike Driver

Mikey is out of the hospital now but has lost a lot of weight.

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empty cement bags serve as border for new road
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Australian Aid Continues to Improve Roads in Guimaras, the Philippines

Australian aid is greatly benefiting our island province of Guimaras.

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Statlab Clinic in Iloilo City
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STATLAB in Iloilo City Got the Job Done. New Ultrasound Results

Four kidney stones gone. Three to go. The fatty liver verdict.

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