Health and Fitness

Pretty Women of ZUMBA in Paradise

Good Looking Women and Paradise Seem to Go Together Well! I have no intentions of describing the beautiful women that live here in the Philippines, but for the sake of those who have never heard of Zumba, I will explain. Zumba is a Latin-inspired dance fitness program for all ages, women and men alike. It […]

ZUMBA and a Massage

  My wife asked me today if I wanted to go to town this evening and workout at “My Body” Fitness Center in Calbayog City. After working outside most of the day, I was pretty exhausted and suggested that I would drive her to her ZUMBA workout and I’ll get a P300 massage ($6.89) while […]

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 […]

Paradise Can Kill!

 Since the day we made the decision and began telling our friends and acquaintances that we  planned to move to the Philippines, the most common question thrown at me is – “What are you  going to do there?” My first and easiest response has always been “Nothing, absolutely nothing!”  but after a while, I began […]

Controlling Mosquitoes/Incidence of Dengue

HEALTH and Wellbeing – Learn to make a simple Mosquito Trap and fight back against DENGUE carrying mosquitoes. Items needed: 2-liter plastic bottle (Coke, Mt Dew, Dr Pepper, Etc…remember, mosquitos can’t read!) 50 grams of brown sugar 1 gram of yeast (common bread yeast –  packaged yeast found in any supermarket)


I came upon a article today which led me to the Center for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) website and got me to thinking. I remember when I was in the Navy, and upon acceptance of my orders to Guam years ago, I was required to get my military shot card up to date (for […]