Falafel time!

In my quest for making some ‘tastes of home’ I decided I needed some falafel.  While not traditional Texas fare, we ate it at my home ha ha.  All the ingredients are readily… Continue reading

Sometimes what you hear… is not what is being said…

  I have lived here for 3 years now, and have picked up very little of the language.  One of the ‘pros’ on my pro & con list before choosing the Philippines was… Continue reading

Cooking lunch for friends

We finished the house and got moved in… which is part of the reason I have not posted in a couple months ha ha… been busy.   We are not really having a house… Continue reading

Home Construction Begins

My wife and I were discussing going back to the US to live & work for a few years and needed someplace to store our stuff. Her uncle is renovating his house right… Continue reading

Wiener Schnitzel

  Wiener Schnitzel ~Edit~ I did make a video, but it is very long ha ha. In it I cook schnitzel, bechamel sauce, and succotash. https://expatinphilippines.wordpress.com/2015/09/20/cooking-lunch-for-friends I love to cook. I have always… Continue reading

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

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