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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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First Brew Day: Homebrew Philippines

Last updated on: 12th September, 2018, 1:53 PM The photo above is the building block of many great beers: malted barley. I tried my hand at making beer with a homebrew beer ingredient kit from the U.S.  The Beer Bug I lived in Seattle before moving to the Philippines. One of the things Seattle has a […]

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Retirement Resolutions

Last updated on: 21st August, 2018, 3:13 PM Many expats make resolutions before they retire. We say we’re going to get into shape, eat healthier, or develop a hobby. After all, retired doesn’t mean dead! But do we follow through? I haven’t, so far. And that bothers me. The Trouble At Home Part of the […]

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