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Meet the Crusty Old Expat’s Crew

It’s been over eight years since I first published a photo of the old “Compound Crew” back in my first blog, “The Rooster Crows at…

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hulk the cow in guimaras mango land
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The Hulk is Dead

I’ve heard it’s best not to name any creature you plan to slaughter.

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Lolos nipa hut in the Philippines
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Do You Want to Build the Best Nipa Hut in the Philippines?

Nipa huts are found throughout the rural provinces.

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How BDO Fixed Our Dollar Account in the Philippines

Stay tuned, O True Believers. We’ll soon find out if it’s really fixed.

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Drugstore in the Philippines The Generics Pharmacy
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They Called Me the Fat Americano

My asawa went to our local Generics Pharmacy in Guimaras a few weeks ago to buy me some pain medication. I’ve stopped by our local…

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Expat King in the Philippines

I think I'm an expat king in the Philippines. I submit the following photograph as proof. As I was complaining about a painful ingrown big toe…

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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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The Lizard Poop Brush. An Essential Item in Every Filipino Household

Lizard Poop. It’s not much of a problem in our Iloilo subdivision home as it was back at “The Compound” in Guimaras where we formerly…

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Frisky Filipinas and The Tom Cat

Scott B and I had dropped by The Shirven Hotel in Guimaras. I wanted to see if my two favorite staff members, Mae and Maricel, were…

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Lolo’s Big Move is Coming Up. Big Thanks to Mike Crews! The Goal Has Been Met!

My father-in -law stopped by "The Compound" this past Sunday around 6:30 am. He always sticks out his paw to shake hands with me and…

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Chaos in the Emergency Room!

My asawa was having a panic attack! Several years ago back in the States, she had endured two previous events. Had to be rushed to…

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Panic Attack in Paradise!

After hanging around the Provincial Capitol in Guimaras for about an hour, I decided to come back to "The Compound." It was around 10 pm….

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The Fury of The Sainted Patient Wife!

Well, I had it coming. Spent all day last Tuesday with my new American expat friends, Paul from Iloilo and "Crazy Cano" Jeff. Brother Tom…

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