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Outpatient Visit at Guimaras Provincial Hospital

THE ROOSTER CROWS AT 4AM!
Kidney stones. I would rather have all my teeth pulled without Novocaine than go through another kidney stone attack like the one I recently endured. My wife and I were on our way for our outpatient visit at Guimaras provincial hospital. We didn't arrive until 9 am since I was extremely groggy from a sleeping pill I "borrowed" from my father-in-law to help me sleep through the severe pain on my right side, a common kidney stone side effect. Lolo, my father-in-law, has severe dementia and needs medication to help him sleep. (Thanks to Murray the Kiwi for supplying my father-in-law with a year's supply of medications.)   The helpful nursing staff at the outpatient department included a foreigner from Ohio (more…)
Nephew Sherwin and the Shoot-Out at Savannah

Nephew Sherwin and the Shoot-Out at Savannah

FEATURED, LIZARD POOP! ADVENTURES IN ILOILO
Our niece Shaina had arrived home around 6 pm without her younger, 13-year-old brother,Sherwin. I heard my asawa speaking to someone on the phone minutes earlier and was extremely glad it wasn't me on the receiving end. Our niece and nephew that live with us go to the same high school and have specific instructions from my spouse to travel home in the jeepney together.  Vehicular traffic was backed up in front of our subdivision gate in Savannah, Pavia, Iloilo. A robbery had occurred and one of the thieves had been killed in a shootout right outside our main gate.  (more…)

Death of The Rooster!

THE ROOSTER CROWS AT 4AM!
[smartads]The Rooster was dead. Almost 24 hours. Computer. All the files. Gone. Vanished. Windows would not start. Frozen like a North Dakota blizzard. Panic? Sure. Five years of photos and files gone. No Rooster work could be done.  My internet and my computer were obliterated. (more…)