What’s keeping me busy these days?

Life in the Tropics – It’s All Good. It’s been over a year already since I setup camp in Guam, and next month it will be one year for my Asawa. And you know what they say… “How time flies when you’re having fun!” It must be true because it only seems like we just […]

A Christmas Season Typhoon (Follow-up)

A “Grinch” named Nona (Melor)! Last week Mother Nature decided to disrupt everyone’s holiday preparations here in the Central Philippines and present us with her own Season’s Greetings message… and a storm that could have easily been named “Grinch.” Just 11 days before Christmas (14 Dec), we watched a storm develop out of a small […]

U.S. Will Create New Jobs in the Philippines?

Top US Defense Company to Open Mega Factory in Batangas: 60,000 Jobs Expected? 10/22/2014, Tokyo, Japan | The Chinese Government is in panic mode following the announcement by  Admiral James Elroy, Commander of the Pacific Fleet, that a top U.S. Defense Contractor has acquired 50 hectares (123.5 acres) of land somewhere in Southern Luzon, the Philippines. […]

New, Improved, Retired in Samar – Philippines

This is a shout out to introduce the new and improved Retired in Samar blog to all my current blog subscribers and future readers. Now that my internet service has become reliable again, I hope to be a regular participant on the blog again. Watch for more articles and more photos as I post to […]

[Before Paradise] Simply Bittersweet

I didn’t think I would have time to write these last few days as we have been on the move from our temporary rental, then to a local Tupelo hotel, and now we are at a hotel in Memphis where we are completely staged to leave this morning for the airport. It has been a long […]

[Before Paradise] Indian Relics To Be Showcased – Somewhere!

Today is the day I meet with another buyer and this time I’m offering up all the ‘museum pieces’ collected from my back yard.  All the arrow and knife points pictured below with some flint scraping tools, a handful of pottery shards, and two petrified wood pieces were all found by me during my backyard […]