For most of my life I've been bilingual (trilingual if you count Bisaya and Tagalog as different languages). It never occurred to me that it was a special skill to have, a good percentage of the world's population is bilingual, so it must be pretty common, right? Most of the …Read This Post about By being bilingual, am I special?
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I’ve mentioned before that I am a big fan of e-readers and an even bigger fan of reading. In the 1950’s and 60’s my father would come home on payday with an armload of comic books (I think for some reason they are called “Graphic Novels” now) for his five sons, they belonged to …Read This Post about It’s All Woggly
It's Friday and that means another episode of the Expat Answerman Videocast! You know, lately, I have been getting a lot of emails from people asking about travel to Davao City. They are concerned because they have read that we are under Martial Law here, and it scares them. …Read This Post about Martial Law in Mindanao
My wife and I reside in a small Cebu town. Two homes stand out among my immediate neighbors, ours and a home across the street. They both stand out because they are larger than the other homes, and look more 'western'. My home would be considered a small ranch by western …Read This Post about Little Pink Houses
I love eating ripe jackfruit! Ripe jackfruit is one of the tastiest things I have ever eaten. Recently we had a potluck dinner at our home and we invited two couples both of which included an American husband and a Filipino wife. After dinner, the wives tried to give their …[Read More...] about Jackfruit, Nature’s Laffy Taffy
A few months ago, while waiting for my flight from Anchorage to Seattle, I spent the whole time waiting to talk to my friends through Discord, a chatting and voice call program designed for gamers in mind. We talked for hours and the whole time I used my LTE connection. Before my …[Read More...] about LTE