Getting Old?

Cause and Effect! We were all young once. Some of us still think we are. When my wife snarls at me and tells me to grow up, these days I take it as a compliment. Sometimes though I think she is just jealous but nevertheless, it is all about one’s frame of mind. This story below […]

Is Martial Law in the Philippines’ Future?

Communist guerrillas to step up offensives to resist martial law. POSTED BY: Retired in Samar (Philippine News Now), MAY 25, 2017 In seeking to resist martial law, the CPP/NPA may well be providing the pretext for Duterte to roll it out nationwide The Communist Party of the Philippines (CPP) has today (Wednesday, May 24) called on […]

Calbayog City Online Directory

Scouting Calbayog City When we visited Calbayog City in the Spring of 2012, we had already begun construction of our home a few years earlier. Now that it was crunch time and we needed to speed up finishing the house, we had a lot of questions. Where, what, how, and mostly a lot more where’s!  […]

Life Is Cheesey!

Another Mango Moment. I went to the grocery store in Calbayog City today to pick up some cheese for our occasional afternoon (marienda) grilled cheese snacks. While staring at the shelf which held the only two brands of cheese available (Eden and Magnolia), I asked the stock clerk that was standing there “where is the good […]

Now Serving Coffee…After Hours!

My wife approached me yesterday and informed me that we needed to donate coffee to the barangay for their security detail. I asked “what security detail?” and she explained that for several months now, our barangay has 3 roving patrols and one supervisor that stay awake and patrol our village streets all night, watching over […]