old lady
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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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Guimaras Mountain Resort
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St. Valentine’s Day Massacre: Guimaras Mountain Resort

My lovely asawa and I recently witnessed a St. Valentine’s Day Massacre at the Guimaras Mountain Resort. OK, I, confess. Maybe only a few turkeys…

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old fart relaxing in boracay
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Unlimited 3-Day Weekends in the Philippines

My friends in the United States recently finished celebrating Labor Day. I used to look forward to the three day holiday when I worked at…

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island hopping in boracay
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Our Island Hopping Disappointment in Boracay

“Our Island Hopping Disappointment in Boracay.” I must have been asked over a thousand times if I wanted to go island hopping by various salesmen…

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star fish found off raymen beach
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What Would I Have Done Differently After 6 Yrs. in the Philippines?

I finally get around to posting the final part of a story I started months ago.

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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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Mango Mascots for Manggahan
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Manggahan 2015:Mango Mascots and Muslim Folk Dancers

I run into a group of over-sized mangoes at the Manggahan Festival.

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swimsuit beauties manggahan
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Pretty Pinays Roam Raymen Resort in Guimaras

Life is tough. I have to spend a Sunday on the beach surrounded by pretty pinays.

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the guimaras swat team
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I Join the Guimaras SWAT Team at Manggahan

Could the aging kano be pressed into service as a member of the local SWAT Team?

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a look at the new roof
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The “Ugly American” Makes an Appearance at New Construction Site

Occasionally, my “dark side” makes a guest appearance.

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filipino execution squad
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Philippine Government to Execute All Fixers

In an effort to stamp out corruption in the Philippines, all fixers will be executed.

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sunset over guimaras
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Island Hopping Around Guimaras

Comments are back and so am I!

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