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Expatriation…It Just Made Sense

A born and raised red-blooded American I am, and as most Americans, I grew up loving my country, and I still do. The eldest of 6 siblings, I grew up first, and was undoubtedly the designated test-bed child. In larger families, the first-born is usually and specifically designed for the initial research, development, testing and […]

What You Should Know About Online Incomes to Live in the Philippines

Talk is Cheap, Incomes Requires Working! When it comes to internet income generation that will provide support for living in the Philippines, there is much to be said about the success chances of making a good living online. Then again, there is a lot more to be said about the disappointing returns many individuals actually realize […]

Real Filipino Time Scenario

Filipino Time – Unplugged! I am thoroughly convinced that there is a Filipino version of Murphy’s Law in play. Just as sure as the world turns, Murphy could just as well been of Filipino descent, because the perceived perversity of the universe will just as easily catch up with you here as it will anywhere. […]

My Thoughts…Before Paradise!

Life is Free! Well, Cheaper with Age Anyway! – is an article I published in February, 2012, on my real estate blog just after we travelled to the Philippines to check on the construction of our home there. Once we returned home to the U.S., I was immediately inspired to slow down. I wrote the […]

Life in the Western Pacific and in Typhoon Alley

While I now live in the Philippines, I began my career here in the Western Pacific. At the ripe old age of 19, I was first assigned to the U.S. Navy’s then named Fleet Weather Central/Joint Typhoon Warning Center in Guam, where I began my forray into the weather business as a computer operator. Back in […]

The Simple Life…or is it?

In previous articles prior to our coming to live here permanently in the Philippines, I can recall saying how I was looking forward to retiring here and enjoying the simple life. July 3rd, 2014 marks our first anniversay of living in Samar as full time residents. Over the course of this last year, I’ve been […]

After 40 Years of Racquetball, Tennis Does Me In! Now What?

In 1974 I was attending the Navy’s Weather Observing School in Lakehurst, NJ. The official name given by the Navy to its Weather Guessers is Aerographers Mates. Navy installations back then were devoted to maintaining good morale and had an entire workforce of civilians and military workers assigned to the departments titled Morale, Welfare and Recreation […]

I’m Living in a Coconut World!

Coconuts! Millions and millions of them. Madonna could have easily sang “I am a coconut girl…living in a material world” and it still would have been a big hit.  Here in the Philippines, as I go about my daily life, I literally see thousands of coconut trees everyday, and usually without even paying attention. Sometimes […]

Coconuts….We Are Talking About Coconuts!

We can only think about a coconut future at this time and will  provide  more information at a date to be determined. More  Coconut  Information will be forthcoming and will be all about  coconuts  and coconut  products, like coconut shampoo,  coconut lotion, and coconut oil and more coconut stuff! We are  living in a Coconut […]