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Simple Man. Simple Life.

American expat in the Philippines. A Simple Man. A Simple Life. No one has threatened to kill me recently. I’ve only had to yell at…

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bomb scare guimaras
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Bomb Scare Rattles Guimaras, Our Home Province

I was taking my afternoon siesta. The crusty old expat needs his “beauty sleep.” The sound of our eight dogs furiously yapping woke me up….

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the final goodbye
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A Good Man in Guimaras is Laid to Rest

A Good Man in Guimaras is laid to rest. Our worker, Melchor Tacaisan, 42, was laid to rest this past Sunday afternoon, at St. Michael the…

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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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Great rooms at The Shirven Hotel in Guimaras
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The Brand New Shirven Hotel in Guimaras

The Shirven Hotel in Guimaras. Where expats meet for a cold beer and good food.

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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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guimaras ambulance
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Latest Ultrasound Reveals No More Kidney Stones

And my fatty liver disease has gone away, another bonus.

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mango land guimaras
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Current Crime Capers Clamp Down on Mango Land

As a foreigner in the Philippines I stick out like a sore thumb.

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Uncle Dave and JalAmiel
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SPED 1st Quarter Culminating Activity Held at San Miguel Central School

It was the first SPED function we had attended at our niece and nephew’s school.

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construction guimaras
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Road Crew in Guimaras, Western Visayas, Making Excellent Progress

Working in extreme weather conditions with low pay is a challenge.

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Philippines Road Construction Crew in Guimaras Mug for the Camera

Met a friendly road construction crew the other day.

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