A New Day, More Rain and a New World Order

A New Day We woke up this morning like every other morning, wondering what the agenda holds for this day. It’s not often that we do any out-planning, unless there is an event, party or fiesta… or a scheduled power outage (see my latest video). Anyway, a small-scale weather disturbance located to our west has […]

Brownout in Style!

Brown Outs – In Tailgating Fashion! I’m sure all my American readers know what tailgating is. And maybe some Aussies and Europeans do also. And for the sake not taking sides in the BREXIT argument, I will put the U.K. in their own category (lol). Tailgating is typically is a term that describes someone driving […]

Mall of Asia, UBER Manila, and a First Flight!

  Subic Bay to Manila We left Subic Bay, after a three days of hanging with friends and seeing some sights we hadn’t seen in years, and headed for Manila for a one-day layover before our flight back to Samar the next morning. We bused it from Olongapo to Manila and once we arrived at […]

Beer Shortage in the Philippines?

A Serious Mango Moment! Last week my friend John was complaining that he had not seen the San Miguel beer truck in over a week. He doesn’t get out much so I just figured he has simply missed it. Sitting in his den at his computer perch, the only way he would see the truck […]

A New – Old Beach in Calbayog City

Our Old Beach. Shortly after we arrived here in April of 2012 after a long hiatus in the U.S., we didn’t waste any time packing up some food and refreshments, loading the brother-in-law’s boat, and heading two beaches over from our barangay to a place called Panglobnan Beach. There we would relax and while away […]