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How Would Barney Fife Handle the COVID-19 Crisis?

Above all, I have too much on my time if I’m wondering how Barney Fife would handle the COVID-19 crisis. Barney Fife, of course, was…

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Best TV Satellite System Philippines

UPDATED 02-12-2020 First of all, why doesn’t the Cignal Care Live Chat option work? It used to. Consequently, I tried calling the two toll-free numbers…

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Dirty Kitchens in the Philippines

UPDATE Dirty Kitchens in the Philippines Perhaps I’m becoming more “Filipino.” Because I moved to the Philippines over 10 years ago, I have to wonder…

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balut
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If You’re Pregnant in the Philippines, Don’t Eat Balut

Take some advice from the crusty old expat.

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3 Philippine Banks Ranked Worst in Customer Service

While I’ve previously written about the best banks in the Philippines, this post offers the opposite side of the spectrum. If you’re looking to open…

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citronella plant philippines
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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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San Miguel President Claims Vietnamese Drink Twice as Much Beer as Filipinos

First of all, I was merely checking on an article regarding the upcoming increased “sin tax” on alcohol products. Furthermore, while I might quaff a…

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Want to Spend Six Years in a Philippines Jail? Commit Adultery.

You CAN go to jail in the Philippines if you commit adultery!

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Tanduay Rhum & Guimaras Health Station

We were leaving our house the other day. Another shopping trip to our local market in beautiful downtown San Miguel, Jordan in Guimaras. I happened…

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island hopping is more fun in the Philippines
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7,500 Reasons to Make the Philippines your Retirement Destination

First of all, perhaps you thought I would be listing 7,107 reasons to make the Philippines your retirement destination. The number 7,500 refers to the…

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Sanctimonious Silly Senatorial Ads

The onslaught of political ads for the mid-term elections in the Philippines has finally ended. Also, vehicles with blaring loudspeakers touting their candidate have stopped…

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Manggahan Festival 2019 Guimaras’ Mind-blowing Mango Mash

This past Saturday, May 11, 2019 marked the official beginning of the 2019 Manggahan Festival. It’s Guimaras’ biggest party. Above all, this was the 10th…

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Crusty Old Expat’s Eye-Opening Exposition

First of all, I’ve turned off the World Wide Web before I even begin this post. I don’t want this elucidation shaded by anything I…

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Guimaras Computer Whiz Restores Globe Internet

My Globe internet service in Guimaras was down for four days last week, Holy Week. After speaking to a multitude of Globe service representatives, I…

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