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All I know is…

By PaulK | July 11, 2009 | 11

Quoting Will Rogers, the twentieth century American humorist, “All I know is what I read in the papers.”  That is where I stand (or sit) right now.  Other quotes about journeys and destinations come to mind, but I will not use them as “filler” for this article.  Newspapers – especially in electronic formats – are my sources for most news from “home.” I am limited to newspaper reports of events back home in Pasuquin, Ilocos…

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Visas – "They" said that…

By PaulK | July 2, 2009 | 16

Today’s Guest Column is from Paul Keating.  Paul is retired “three times over” and with his wife, Emy, is currently in the process of moving to the Philippines this July. A couple of items that merit serious thought when planning your move to the Philippines are visas and immigration status.  The good news:  they boil down to two simple questions: How will I enter the Philippines? How will I stay in the Philippines for the…

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Get Movin’…

By PaulK | June 20, 2009 | 27

No, I am not in a traffic jam caused by “Lookie Lou’s” and “Rubber-Neckers” who are slowly and ghoulishly passing the scene of a recent accident, and are being cajoled by the local constabulary to maintain a quicker flow of traffic.  Nor am I helplessly being bombarded by radio or television ads that are stressing my need to purchase the latest in spot removers or laundry detergents (or, perhaps, some health-related product).  I definitely do…

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