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Best TV Satellite System Philippines

UPDATED 02-12-2020 First of all, why doesn’t the Cignal Care Live Chat option work? It used to. Consequently, I tried calling the two toll-free numbers…

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2nd Gall Bladder Attack Downs American Expat in Philippines

Another gall bladder assault slams the old geezer. Hence, today’s post “2nd Gall Bladder Attack Downs American Expat in Philippines.” Furthermore, this recent bout triggered…

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Gall Bladder Attack Fells American Expat in Philippines

UPDATE: 18-Pound Loss in 4 Weeks The weight loss battle to fight my fatty liver disease continues. As of Feb. 02, 2020, I have lost…

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Should YOU Move to the Philippines?

Updated 01-21-2020 I’m an American expat from Central Illinois who retired from telecommunications giant AT&T after nearly 30 years. I’ve been married to a lovely…

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Jollibee or Scrooge. Which Will You Choose?

UPDATED 12-27-2019 The Guimaras Jollibee was not open yet as of 12-26-2019. A visit to the new fast food joint displayed a large contingent of…

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Dirty Kitchens in the Philippines

UPDATE Dirty Kitchens in the Philippines Perhaps I’m becoming more “Filipino.” Because I moved to the Philippines over 10 years ago, I have to wonder…

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Captain Tom vs. Trappistine Mindanao Nuns

Captain Tom was a good friend of mine. Sometimes, after quaffing too many adult beverages, I never understood a word he said. However, former American…

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7 Reasons Why American Expat Plans to Stay in Philippines

“7 Reasons Why American Expat Plans to Stay in Philippines” is a self-examination. As I turn off my Jango internet for the day, I pause…

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Will ‘Ang Probinsyano’ Bite the Bullet after May 2019 Elections?

“Ang Probinsyano” starring Coco Martin, is the only Filipino show this American expat watches. “Showtime” is the only other Filipino show we ever view. My…

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American Expat PH Monthly Budget Family of Six plus Eight Dogs

I haven’t posted any monthly budget figures for years on this website. Consequently, I thought such a post is long overdue. One of the most…

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2018 Fallen Expats of Guimaras

Along with my brother Rick from Illinois,  I also lost three foreigner friends in 2018. Jerry, his brother Willie, and a good friend, Peter, all…

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New Gaisano Mall Iloilo City’s Ho-Hum Experience

I’m cognizant of the fact that I’m negative at times. I’m not the official cheerleader for the Philippines Tourism Department. It’s my goal to present…

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CONCLUSION: Philippines Vehicle Registration Ruckus

CONCLUSION: Philippines Vehicle Registration Ruckus. My asawa and I were heading out to our local Land Transportation Office, LTO, in Guimaras. After being told by…

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