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Are these the best you have?

HEADPHONES: Yes sir, they even have a built-in FM Radio, and volume controls for each ear. Wow, I don’t even use the radio or CD player in my car or living room as I like the convenience of the USB memory stick. Have you figured out what this is about? Back to my My/Phone, audiobook…

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Fear of Friday the thirteenth

Fear of Friday the thirteenth or Paraskevidekatriaphobia oh hell it applies to me and I can’t pronounce it either. What does this tongue in cheek story have to do with the Philippines? First, the Philippines has as many Friday the 13th’s as any other country, they even have a July 4th albeit June 12th is…

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It’s Just Nature Isn’t It?

In 2001 my wife wanted a fish pond; of course, I told her to get a fish pond but mentioned that aquariums are really nice. She hired the neighborhood guys to dig the hole and using waterproof cement that is mixed with Sahara magic powder and topping it off they used vinyl (Water Proof?) roof…

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RIP to a Philippine Lover

Well, Anthony Bourdain was not my brother, but in some ways, he had a kinship with most anybody who would read this site. You see, Chef Anthony Bourdain had a real affection for the Philippines. I can’t really say for sure how long his Philippine connection went back, I think that it started about 10…

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The Maytag Man, the loneliest Guy in Luzon

This could also include Visayas and Mindanao but here on liP the responses I receive I’ve found that to not be true, as perfection reigns supreme outside of Luzon, as I learned last week when I spoke of brownouts on the Philippine archipelagoes. But this does occur on the “Big Island” Here on Luzon washing…

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A trip to Angeles City

My friends Don and Teody are in from San Diego for a few months and have a house a few minute walk up the street from me. When they visit they’ll normally stay for a few months but Don must make trips to Japan and Korea as part of a working contract. (BTW Don is…

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