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The Covid-19 Clearinghouse Post

Last updated on: 10th August, 2020, 5:36 PM I won’t rehash all of the things we know about the virus that has had the world in its grip for months now. Information – good information, true information – is available elsewhere on the Intertubes (as I call the internet). Another thing I won’t do (much) […]

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Making Corrections

Last updated on: 9th August, 2020, 9:01 PM Before we become expats, we brave souls who leave home for the wilds of the parts barely known make plans and promises. We think we know what it will be like to live in our place of choice only to find out months or years later that […]

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The front of our house for sale in Davao City.

Selling Our House In Davao City

Last updated on: 18th July, 2020, 4:53 PM After four years living in it, we’ve decided to sell our house and lot in Davao City. Hold on – we’re not leaving the Philippines. We’re not leaving Davao City, either. If we can help it, we’re not even leaving the Toril area. Our circumstances have changed […]

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A 24-ounce squeeze bottle of Kelley's Honey

I love you honey!

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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