USS Fletcher PACEX 92 Cruise Book

I scanned in the cruise book once before but the original scans got lost in a computer crash.  The uploaded files were a pretty crappy quality so I just rescanned the book this … Continue reading

Ole Spanish Tapas Bar & Restaurant – Iloilo

Ole Restaurant Iloilo. If you are familiar with Boracay you have most likely seen Ole. A favorite in D’Mall for many years. Well, good news Iloilo! Ole has just opened in Robinson’s Mall.… Continue reading

Manong Blas – Delivering Donations

Last month I wrote about Manong Blas.  A blind 60 year old here on the island.  Officer Alamo of the PNP made a Facebook post about him and my wife and I decided… Continue reading

Manong Blas: The amazing old blind man

I try to keep my blog fairly light hearted and fun. but today I have to turn a little more serious. This is a great story – not just about a man who… Continue reading

REO Brothers in concert

I recently joined the Rotary Club Iloilo South. It seems like a good group of folks and they do a lot of charity work. While I was attending meetings, to see if I… Continue reading

Hearts of Banana

  I love trying new foods, and my wife knows this. Well she came up with a good one for me – banana hearts! We had banana trees at our old bamboo house,… Continue reading

American Legacy Pop Culture Food

When I went to the Iloilo Comic Con I wrote about the American Legacy Pop Culture Food booth. (https://expatinphilippines.wordpress.com/2014/06/01/iloilo-comic-con-2014/) They were cooking a small, p50, burger ($1.25 USD). I was talking to the… Continue reading

Philippines household electrical

I generally prefer to make blog entries showing off my vacations and laughing at you schmucks still working for a living.   But a friend asked for a video about the electrical system here.… Continue reading

Finally, some culture shock

Wow I still am amazed sometimes by the differences! I have traveled a fair amount in my life and seen many cultures. After a while you think you got it down pat. Then… Continue reading

The Wedding

You may have seen my earlier blog about getting engaged. Well we finally got around to getting married! The Philippines requires foreigners to get a “Legal Capacity to Contract Marriage” from the Embassy.… Continue reading

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