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Martial Law in the Philippines

Last updated on: 30th May, 2017, 5:54 PMLike it? Share it!   Because a few of you have asked about it, here’s my take on martial law on Mindanao. Martial Law Declared On May 23, Philippines President Duterte put the Philippine island that I live on under martial law. The declaration of martial law was […]

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Lot Leveling: A House In The Philippines

Last updated on: 2nd August, 2017, 4:26 PMLike it? Share it! This is the second installment of the series on designing and building a house in the Philippines. An index to all of the posts in this series can be found here: House Build Philippines: Index. We also built a concrete hollow block perimeter fence. […]

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Clearing Trees: A House In The Philippines

Last updated on: 2nd August, 2017, 4:07 PMLike it? Share it! This is the first installment of the series on designing and building a house in the Philippines. An index to all of the posts in this series can be found here: House Build Philippines: Index. We also built a concrete hollow block perimeter fence. […]

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Two Gates: Swinging in the Philippines

Last updated on: 31st July, 2017, 7:43 PMLike it? Share it! We’re almost at the end of our concrete fence project. So far, we’ve covered everything from buying the lot to securing the walls from trespassers with steel spikes. This time, I’d like to show you our gates and explain how they came about. We […]

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Boracay In January

Last updated on: 28th January, 2017, 1:41 PMLike it? Share it! In 2014, we spent a few days in Boracay with our good friends Dodong, Snookie, and Gina. Two weeks ago, we went back again with a third couple, minus our dear friend Gina. Gina passed away last year so our return trip was bittersweet.  […]

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