Trash segregation in the Philippines!

By Feyma | May 26, 2016 | 21

I’m applying for a business license here in Davao City. One of the requirements is to attend a seminar for “The City Environment and Natural Resources Office” (they called it CENRO). It’s the garbage disposal/collections here in the city. The City has implemented a mandatory waste segregation scheme since 2009 under the Ecological Solid Waste Management Ordinance, urging every households and business establishments to segregate garbage according to types of solid waste which are either, biodegradable, recyclable…

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The Gang after our meeting

A great visit from AmericanLola!

By Feyma | May 5, 2016 | 25

Most of you that’s been reading and following our site you will remember Luanne aka AmericanLola. She had been a writer here for quite some time. She lives in Cagayan De Oro with her husband Ed. They’re both American. They’ve been living here in the Philippines for over 30 years as missionaries. Their kids practically grow up here. They’re fluent in speaking the dialect here in the Philippines too. We’ve known them ever since the…

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Elections 2016

Just sharing some thoughts!

By Feyma | March 31, 2016 | 31

I saw this message on my FB news feed. A friend of mine Orman Manansala shared it on his wall a tidbits written by Miss Lelit Barrios. Like Orman and Lelit, I’m also an avid fan of Mayor Duterte running for president here in the Philippines. I can honestly say that I will be voting here again. So happy I got my dual citizenship. I’m voting in 2 countries (USA & Philippines). Chris and Aaron will be…

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Important Message - see what you think

Something to think about!

By Feyma | March 17, 2016 | 23

I saw this post on my news feed on my FB. It’s something for the family here to think about. Maybe they will lower the high expectations of the loved ones they have abroad. It’s a thought provoking message especially to those OFW in the States and other parts in the world. Living here for a long time I hear often some of the comments below from the family here and the person that lived abroad.…

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Beautiful clean fish display

Wow! A nice public market in the Philippines!

By Feyma | March 10, 2016 | 34

Two weeks ago I saw on my newsfeed on Facebook some really awesome pictures of a public market. I thought at first it’s somewhere from other countries in Asia. I didn’t really look at the text or anything. Then I saw it again, so I checked it out. I was so amazed and so happy that the place, it’s here in the Philippines in Maramag, Bukidnon in the island of Mindanao to be exact. It’s shocking,…

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The election mess!

By Feyma | March 3, 2016 | 16

Last week we went to Tupi, South Cotabato for a business meeting. The trip from Davao to General Santos City took 4+ hours. The usual travel is supposed to be only takes 3 hours or a little over in the bus. Why it’s taking a long time this time is due to the road construction on the way there. Heard so many people complain about it in the bus. I just smiled upon hearing the…

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