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A Shipmate explained it to Me

I was at the Boston Army Pier taking my Draft Physical in October 1964, a Navy Chief walked by and asked if I was looking forward to another cheery New England Winter? Hell no; I replied, he said if I could be there at the pier in the morning by seven AM (0700 Hours) I…

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Homesick

Last night while I was looking at Facebook and reading updates from some of my friends that still keep in touch, I noticed that I was feeling a bit sad. With my mind drifting to things in the past. This does not happen often, but I do get homesick from time to time, missing the…

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Filipino Culture of Littering

Iron Eyes Cody would not support the filipino culture of littering

Littering in the Philippines Filipino Culture of Littering I love to go for walks in the countryside around the village my wife grew up located in Bohol. I always hope not to encounter the Filipino culture of littering. The lush green vegetation with the occasional brightly colored tropical flower is beautiful. When I get to…

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Today is a good day

Tiklas Falls

What to do to combat Boredom as a retired guy in Mindanao It is the first Monday of August and I feel good after being ill for many weeks and the morning I received my new ACR card. So I can breathe easy and have a lot less stress in my life. I now understand…

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Driving in the Philippines

Driving in the Philippines

When we visit the USA, I normally drive. Katleen learned to drive in California and she is a safe, good driver. But for some reason, it is me doing the driving most of the time. But here thankfully Kat takes the wheel. Driving here is not like anything in any state I have driven in…

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Getting a Visa in the Philippines

Living on a Tourist Visa

If you are moving to a new country, including the Philippines, then you will need to have a visa in order to stay in the country.  There are a number of different types of visas that you can get, depending on your eligibility, the length of time that you want to stay, and other factors.…

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