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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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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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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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