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Philippines Stinky Cockfight Crowds?

Our new domestic helper was trying to give “Lolo,” Grandpa, a shower the other morning. Lolo, afflicted with Alzheimer’s, lives in a nipa hut behind…

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Meet the Crusty Old Expat’s Crew

It’s been over eight years since I first published a photo of the old “Compound Crew” back in my first blog, “The Rooster Crows at…

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Clash of the Filipina Maids

We’ve recently hired a new domestic helper for our household in Guimaras. The crusty old expat, yours truly, issued an “executive order” which proclaimed a new part-time helper was needed to augment our current staff. My “executive order” was not held up in any federal court.

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The Kano eating balut in the Philippines
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Moron Screws up His Internet Account

The cancellation of the visit from our island province’s resident computer god saved me a few pesos.  Panoy, is known throughout the land of sweet…

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Citronella Plants Protect Our Home in the Philippines from Mosquitoes

“Citronella Plants Protect Our Home in the Philippines from Mosquitoes” is today’s topic. The Philippines Department of Health has reported a 41% increase in cases…

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Living a Simple Life in the Philippines

Not much cow manure on our new road nor much traffic unless it’s time for the local schools to begin their morning classes.

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Our Water Conservation Project in the Philippines

According to the national weather service, this ongoing El Niño will be among the strongest, if not the strongest, to ever hit the Philippines.

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Would I Have Still Moved to the Philippines?

What if you could travel back in time and reverse life-changing decisions you have made?

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rodeo grill in cebu city
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Cebu City: The Queen City of the South

The crusty old expat and his patient wife return to the Queen City of the South for some R&R.

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our new house in the philippines
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How Much Will it Cost to Build Your Retirement Home in the Philippines?

What could your own home in paradise cost?

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floor tile is being laid in our sala
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Our New Home in the Philippines is Nearing Completion

Our new home construction project now begins Month Six.

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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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