Well, we’ve been living in our current house for about five years. However, we won’t be living here much longer. The time has come for us to move again. There are several reasons for the move, which I will get into in this article. For reasons of security, privacy, etc., I will not be disclosing […]
Well, the news broke late yesterday afternoon, Task Force Davao has made an arrest in the Marawi Terrorism case! Yes, that is right, one of the Maute Terrorists has been arrested, and he was arrested in Davao City. Honestly, I can’t believe how stupid they were to attempt what they did. The father of the […]
Well, it is already March! That means a couple of things that are different here than in other parts of the world!
Firstly, it is now summer! That’s right, it is summer in the Philippines! Summer here starts in March and runs through around the beginning to middle of June. That means that school is out for the year, and a new school year will be starting in June.
When the kids are home from school, other things change in the Philippines too! For one thing, the Internet changes a lot! The Internet? You are probably wondering what changes about the Internet. Well, like I said, starting this month, the kids are out of school. They are home all day, or if not at home a lot of them are in Internet Cafes around the country. Imaging thousands (millions?) of kids playing bandwidth intensive computer games all around the country! Well, imagine further just how much of the (already limited) Philippine Internet bandwidth is consumed by those kids all playing video games! Let me just say that for those in the Philippines who already have a troublesome Internet connection, it can become almost unusable during the summer months.
Last week, Feyma and I were riding in a taxi and I noticed a plastic card hanging from the front seat. There is a picture of it later in this article. Basically the card had a photo of our taxi driver and said: “One Honest Taxi Driver”. I wondered what this was about, so I […]
Feyma and I recently took a trip to General Santos City. Our son, Chris, came along too. It all started right after the New Year when Feyma told me that she would be going to GenSan for the weekend in mid-January, she said it was time for the family reunion. Well, last year was the […]
Ongoing Saga of our Davao Lot Continued from the previous article. When we finally got over there to inspect our lot and find the corner survey pegs, it was time to set out for the house we had planned. The logic of the larger than usual lot came to light when it was decided that […]