Smart Smugglers?

Smugglers Get Stuck Trying to Drive Across the US-Mexican Border This photo shows just how smart (or dumb) some people can be. I’d say there was a slight miscalculation in the angle of the metal ramps. Not only did they get stuck, they fled when border officers approached leaving their vehicle filled with contraband (marijuana).

Pink Beach in Northern Samar

No longer just storm country  By Mio de la Cruz Philippine Daily Inquirer Samar used to be synonymous with storms, while Northern Samar has some towns famous for coconut and fish produce, like San Antonio, also known as Dalupirit Island. Fortunately for the peripatetic among us, this island municipality is slowly discovering a new identity as a […]

Typhoons and the Philippines

Recently, I received a comment from a friend about typhoon landfalls in the Philippines. His comment revealed his own assumption that most typhoons landed on the island of Samar. Years ago when I lived in the Olongapo City area, my job was as a Weather Forecaster assigned to the Naval Oceanography and Meteorology Command Facility, […]

[Video] Another Samar, Philippines Adventure

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HaPpY New Years!

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A Good Year For the Philippines!

A Good Year For the Philipppine Economy Aquino Sees Even Better 2013, Saying ‘Nothing Is Impossible’ By GENALYN D. KABILING December 30, 2012, 6:15pm MANILA, Philippines — The year 2012 has been a good year for the Philippines and 2013 is likely to be even better. Thus declared President Benigno S. Aquino III as he expressed satisfaction […]

Can You Spell Mississippi?

A recent news article that appeared in a printed newspaper was intended to confirm the good news that Mississippi’s literacy rates were improving….I think someone missed the mark!  That’s Just Dumb! As an update to this post, a filipino acquaintence of mine recently asked me if I could spell Mississippi with one I (eye). I […]

[Before Paradise] Preparing To Retire to Philippines

Although I (we) still sit here in Mississippi, a lot has been accomplished since making our decision to Retire early and move to the Philippines. Over the course of the summer past, I have put all my recently acquired (with age) aches and pains aside and achieved some major milestones (mind over matter) in preparing […]