Last updated on: 27th November, 2016, 3:19 PM Not A Snob Even though I’m a white American living in the Philippines, I’m not much of a snob. I don’t live in a gated enclave. I take tricycles all the time. I have chickens in my backyard and pigs next door. I like Jollibee and […]
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Last updated on: 17th January, 2016, 9:09 PMCommon misconceptions. They’re out there, everywhere. Back in the early 1980’s, I went to the Catch A Rising Star comedy club in New York City with three of my friends. We parked in a parking garage that my friend was familiar with and took a taxi to the club. During […]
Last updated on: 28th January, 2015, 2:55 AMWhat do I know about wine in the tropics? Not enough! After relocating to Davao, my limited knowledge of wine has turned into a whine. Mystery of the grape I’m a beer and old-timey cocktail guy. Give me a Scots Ale, a fine Pilsner or a dry martini […]
Last updated on: 23rd January, 2015, 3:57 AMOK, everyone! Say, “cheese”! No, I’m not trying to get you to smile for the camera, I’m trying to get you in the mood for today’s topic: Cheese. Where’s the cheese? People don’t associate tropical Asia with cheese making very much and with good reason: cheese making is […]
Last updated on: 7th December, 2014, 6:37 PMI thought that for today’s post, I’d give you an idea of what it’s like to live in the house we’re renting here in the Philippines. We rented a duplex so that we’d have room to store the boxes of stuff we shipped from Seattle and to have […]
Last updated on: 1st March, 2014, 2:50 PMEveryone knows by now that I try to be very positive with what I write about the Philippines. Sometimes I even hear from people who are annoyed that my “Paradise” seems so trouble-free. “Get real,” they tell me. The truth is, of course, that like every country, the […]