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The Great Guimaras Ultrasound Gaffe Conclusion

I don’t remember a time when I’ve been more irritated in over five years…

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They Called Me the Fat Americano

My asawa went to our local Generics Pharmacy in Guimaras a few weeks ago to buy me some pain medication. I’ve stopped by our local drug outlet on occasion to pick up various medicines for the family. Being a friendly…

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Major Upgrades at Cousin Emma’s Jade Market

Discovered some shocking major upgrades at Cousin Emma’s Jade Market in Guimaras during the recent “Babes & Beer Tour.”  My wife’s relative in the mango province now has coin-operated tubig (water) and kape (coffee) dispensers!  I thought I was hallucinating…

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“Where’s Dave?” Manggahan Festival 2013

Arrived in the sweet mango province of Guimaras on Sunday morning, April 14. Looking forward to hooking up with my American expat friend, the Tom Cat, and sharing a “few” bottles of San Miguel Pale Pilsen.  Tom was already at…

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Early Retirement in the Philippines

Are you saving for retirement? If you’re reading this website, chances are you’re planning an early retirement in the Philippines or you already live in this archipelago of 7,107 islands in Southeast Asia.  But you need money to survive, right? Most…

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