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Guimaras Ambulance Pee Patrol

It was around noon this past Tuesday, October 30th. My asawa was navigating our Ford Ranger. An ambulance, with lights flashing, was approaching from behind….

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Should You Move to the Philippines Now?

Whew! It’s an exciting time to live in the Philippines. Rumors of  coups d’éta and rising rice prices are spicing things up for this American expat in…

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The Ford Ranger Mash-up

Our Ford Ranger was struck by a truck in Guimaras recently.

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Iloilo City’s Best Auto Parts Supply Store

We’ve had our Ford Ranger truck for over three years now. During that time we’ve never had to purchase any auto parts or accessories for…

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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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Philippines Vehicle Registration Ruckus Pt. 3

“What do you mean our registration ended in March?” My significant other was on the phone with an insurance agent. The agent, “NicNic” has just…

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8-Year Goal Realized: Skipping Iloilo and Shopping Local

Regular consumers of “Philippines Plus” know that I’m a crusty old expat. Sure, I could pretend that I never get irritated and that I’m always…

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How to Save Almost 100 Bucks on Philippines Pool Supplies

“How to Save Almost 100 Bucks on Philippines Pool Supplies” is today’s featured topic. Now for those of you that don’t have a swimming pool…

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Philippines Pitfalls: Tricycle Sideswipes our Ford Ranger

“Philippines Pitfalls: Tricycle Sideswipes our Ford Ranger.” My wife had just passed the home of an Australian friend of ours on a main road minutes…

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Conclusion: Dog Dispute Delivers Dispatch from Barangay Captain

Hang on, boys and girls. It’s the “Conclusion: Dog Dispute Delivers Dispatch from Barangay Captain.” One of our neighbors had filed a complaint at our…

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28-Hour Brownout Grips Guimaras

I apologize to my readers. While I haven’t posted on a daily basis for years, I have been wanting to opine about our local utility…

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Philippines Ford Ranger Warning Light Woes Pt. 2

We had taken our Ford Ranger to Iloilo City for service. Our ABS and Engine Warning lights had appeared on our dashboard within days of…

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