A Return to Fantasy Island?

Alternate Paradise!       After traveling to Guam last month to set up homestead in what will become our “alternate paradise,” I will be traveling back to Samar next week to pick up a few things, namely some clothes, some personal items, and the Mrs. (being the most important obviously). We plan on spending some time […]

Living in the Philippines – Reasonings

Reasons Are Many… and Also Few!       First, I would like to thank my friend (and fellow blogger) John for the inspiration to write this post. Sometimes all it takes is a simple comment or a reminder by a reader, and the post-creating sparks begin to fly. And in this case, the sparks have […]

Philippines… Not a U.S. Concern!

  PH not a ‘country of concern,’ says US State Department Ron Gagalac, ABS-CBN News Posted at Feb 02 2017 08:06 PM The US State Department today clarified that the Philippines has not been marked by US authorities as a “country of concern,” which means Filipinos can continue their travels to and from the US, […]

Celebrating the Holidays, Both of Them!

Let’s Party! Just over a week ago, a local expat (Aussie) and friend who lives here in Calbayog asked if anyone knew whether the Americans where planning anything for the 4th of July holiday. No sooner than the day after he suggested it, it was quickly determined that any get together should be located in […]

My Blogging Life is Evolving – Philippines

Start a Blog and Move to the Philippines … and document all the adventures (and mis-adventures) heretofore and hereafter, to entertain the world, er…well, those few that would be interested anyway. Blogging, It seemed easy enough. Actually it has always been easy up until recently. It has been nearly three years (July 3rd) since we […]

Zumba, Video and Some Sexy Laundry!

Another Mango Moment! This evening I dropped the Mrs. off at her ZUMBA dance session and I cruised through town shooting some video clips for a project I’m working on. At the south side of town, I dropped in on my friend UJ and had a beer at his “UJ’s Bar.”  Well, it’s not really […]

U.S. SECDEF to Visit Philippines in April

U.S., Philippines agree on 5 base locations under EDCA Reuters Posted at 03/19/16 4:46 AM WASHINGTON – The United States and the Philippines have agreed on five locations for U.S. military facilities in the Philippines under a security deal agreed amid rising tensions with China, a senior U.S. official said on Friday. U.S. Deputy Assistant […]