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Duterte Wants to Exterminate Smokers

Look, I get it. Because I’m not a smoker, the recent statement from Philippine President Rodrigo Duterte didn’t faze me. While I might be minus…

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Guimaras’ Shocking Shabu Drug Bust

Guimaras’ Shocking Shabu Drug Bust. Coming home from a day of shopping in Iloilo City, we noticed a large contingent of law enforcement officials. Police…

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Bacolod Police Bust 95 Peso Gambling Ring

Yeah, 95 pesos. About two bucks. That’s what Bacolod City police confiscated from four young men around 1 a.m. Friday morning, June 21. Their crime?…

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Shabu-Fueled “Attack Squirrel”

They call it “shabu” in the Philippines. We call it methamphetamine (meth) back in the States. Alabama Sheriff’s deputies from Limestone County allege that Mickey…

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Why Did Jesus Never Get Married?

Another reason to find my loving spouse a shopping buddy. A recent trip to SM City found me in a usual position. On my fat…

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GUIMARAS, SHABU LANE?

GUIMARAS, SHABU LANE? That’s what a headline in The Daily Guardian recently suggested.  We moved to Guimaras, an island province in the Western Visayas region of…

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More Female Pushers in Iloilo Peddling Shabu

“More Female Pushers in Iloilo Peddling Shabu.” In Western Visayas, the region of the archipelago we call home, 34 women have been arrested for drug dealing. The bulk of females selling shabu (meth) are located on nearby Panay Island, Iloilo province.

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The City Mall Parola Expat Experience

“The City Mall Parola Expat Experience.”  A retired fart like me has plenty of time to go shopping with his asawa. I enjoy checking out…

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Rat Causes 11-Hour Power Outage in Guimaras

This was not any planned brown out, which are very common in the Philippines.

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Headless Ghost in Barong Visits Our Nephew at The Farm

Our nephew has seen a headless torso in a barong tagalog.

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Nipa Hut Progress on our New Property in the Philippines

Lolo’s new digs are close to completion.

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Dealing with 11 Hour Brownouts in Paradise

You never know what to expect in the Philippines.

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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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