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The Filipino Savings Account: Carabaos, Cows & Chickens

I don’t know if two cows will even pay for a casket.

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Hiring Our Own Pump Boat to Haul Our Stash Back to Guimaras

My asawa and I had purchased three big ticket items…

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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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Working the Night Shift in Iloilo City

My niece April works as a sales associate at SM City in Iloilo.  Her   employment started in late August. In September she worked all…

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Expat Tips to Keep Cool in the Philippines

One of the most difficult things, as an American expat from the Midwest and now living in the Philippines, I had to adjust to,  was…

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The Mystery Water Supply Discovered in Savannah, Iloilo

I was on a quest. I wanted to find out why  "The Orchard," an enclave of the Savannah subdivision in Iloilo where we lived,  had water…

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Construction Boom in Savannah Subdivision in Iloilo

The Orchard Subdivision in Savannah Subdivision in Iloilo has 24/7 water. No big deal? It is if you're renting a home that only has water…

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Jesus Goes to War!

We're in a potential war zone in our subdivision outside of Iloilo City.Our neighbor Jesus is at war! Saw four security guards in front of his…

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On the Road to “The Crazy Cano’s” Birthday Bash

Birthday celebration. Jeff, the self-proclaimed "Crazy Cano" and ex-Air Force American expat friend in Iloilo,  had invited The Sainted Patient Wife and I over for…

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The Barber Makes a House Call. Jesus Gets a Haircut.

Looked outside our kitchen window this past Sunday afternoon and saw our neighbor Jesus getting a haircut. He was seated in a plastic chair outside…

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Paying Bills? Pay Bills Online or go to a SM Mall?

Live in the Philippines and paying bills? Here’s some tips.

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My Asawa Strips Me of my Last Chore!

I don't feel as macho as I used to. It's not just my advancing age (I'll be 60 next February.) My asawa has stripped me…

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My Asawa Hires Help for Laundry Day: She’s A Stunner!

Her name is “Shine.” She’s our new laundry lady. I didn’t hire her. My asawa did. She came recommended by my spouse’s manicurist. Although, readers…

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