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Papa Duck in the Philippines: The Conclusion

Future American expat Papa Duck,  his girlfriend Ann, my asawa, Scott B, niece Michelle and I were trying to get back to Iloilo. The rain…

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Papa Duck in the Philippines

Papa Duck. No doubt you’ve seen that nom de plume on various expat websites regarding the Philippines. “Papa” was a regular commentator on this website….

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Continuing Problems with Smart Bro in Iloilo

Internet broad ban service in the Philippines is a hit and miss proposition. If there’s not a brown out, power outage, then chances are the…

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The Iloilo Dentist and the Ten Dollar Extraction: Part 2

Got seated in the dentist’s chair when the cell phone rang. It was my asawa. I informed her that I had found a dentist to…

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The Iloilo Dentist and the Ten Dollar Extraction

Toothaches. Don’t know many who enjoy them. I don’t. Had a bad tooth pulled earlier this year at a dental clinic at SM City in Iloilo…

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Philippines Paradise Update

Paradise. The Philippines? No. I can’t promise you that. But despite the recent “Cyber Martial Law,” recently put on hold, fortunately, by the Supreme Court,…

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Working the Night Shift in Iloilo City

My niece April works as a sales associate at SM City in Iloilo.  Her   employment started in late August. In September she worked all…

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Doomsday Preppers and Bug-Out Bags in the Philippines

We’re just now getting “Doomsday Preppers” in the Philippines from the National Geographic Channel. The show explores the lives of otherwise ordinary Americans who are preparing for the…

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Our “Hot” Laundry Lady Has Been Replaced

In November of last year my asawa hired a “hot” laundry lady. Regular readers might recall that story. But my wife’s helper didn’t show up…

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Malunggay, Miracle Vegetable of the Philippines

An article in the Manila Standard Today caught my attention.  Pangasinan Rep. Gina de Venecia is sponsoring a bill to declare the malunggay (see following photo)…

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“Evil Spirit Possessions” Reported in Iloilo City High Schools

A recent article in The Daily Guardian, a local newspaper in Iloilo, where my asawa and I live, caught my attention. Two cases of  “evil…

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Nephew Sherwin and the Shoot-Out at Savannah

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…

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Niece Hunts for Call Center Jobs in Iloilo

Call center jobs in Iloilo City. Are there any available? My niece Michelle has tried to secure employment with a call center since last June…

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