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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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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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Common Misconceptions: Philippines

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 […]

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10 things that will bring you luck in 2015

Last updated on: 29th December, 2014, 3:18 AMTired of being poor, unlucky, or unloved? There may be something that you can do about that! Lots of cultures have their New Year’s Eve traditions. The Danes throw dishes at their friends’ front doors. More dishes = more friends = more luck! Romanians try to hear their animals […]

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You Are Where You Eat

Last updated on: 13th May, 2013, 7:34 PMI’ll share a little secret with you: I once had a touch of Xenophobia. Xenophobia is defined as the fear of strangers or foreigners and while I was never afraid of strange or foreign people, I was afraid of strange food. We were on a tight budget at my house when […]

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