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Last updated on: 25th June, 2019, 1:38 PMPart of the idea in moving here from the US was that the things we’d lose were outweighed by the things we’d gain. I think the result, after five years, has been positive for the Philippines, even taking into account my natural inclination to bitch and moan. One […]

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Taking Advice In The Philippines

Last updated on: 2nd May, 2019, 11:21 AM If you’re thinking of becoming an expat and are doing your homework online, you know that there are hundreds of websites out there filled with advice for you.  There are forums, small blogs like this one, big blogs with any number of writers, and giant sites that […]

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Christmas with AdoboHamburger

Last updated on: 27th December, 2018, 2:25 PM Christmas is always the most fun time of year in the Philippines. It begins in September and builds until Noche Buena – the traditional Christmas Eve meal. Christmas Giving Each year that we’ve been here in the house we built, we’ve given gifts to the families that […]

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Berry, Berry Ready

Last updated on: 19th November, 2018, 9:54 PM Cranberry sauce. You can’t call yourself American and not have it somewhere on your Thanksgiving table. What is that stuff? I think most people know what cranberries are and how they taste. Even here in the wilds of the Philippine jungle (haha!) cranberry juice is available. European […]

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First Bottling Day: Homebrew Philippines

Last updated on: 23rd October, 2018, 5:12 PM My first homebrewing day had gone well if a little shaky. My first bottling day was worse. Ready? Steady? What? I set up everything in advance for Bottling Day. I had a draining rack to drain out the excess sanitizer from the bottles. I had space for […]

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Walls and Drainage: A House In The Philippines

Last updated on: 1st October, 2018, 9:26 PM The walls continue to go up as some of the roof drainage system goes in. We even get a little electrical work done. Drainage Having lived in Seattle which is famous for being a very wet place, I thought I would be ready for rain in the […]

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