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Bad luck turns to good fortune!

Bad luck turns to good fortune!

By Bob Martin | August 15, 2018 | 0

A Typhoon of Donuts This Typhoon worked out well for some Being in business can also lead to some great friendships. I have one such friendship that I want to write about today. Some time back I had a customer, Bill, who has been a long time regular customer. On the particular recent day, Bill ordered some donuts and wanted them delivered in Luzon. Well, I should not say he ordered “some donuts,” Bill ordered…

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Bob & Feyma Martin - 28 Years of Marriage

I’ve fallen in Love again

By Bob Martin | August 9, 2018 | 41

Yes, it truly happened I have fallen head over heels Feyma left the Philippines in May, she is working in Alaska right now. Well, maybe I should say that she is in Alaska, but leave the working out! She is employed, but they work when there is fish (she is working at a Seafood Processing plant there). This has been the worst year for Alaskan fishing in several decades from what I have been told.…

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Do I like Durian?

By Bob Martin | August 3, 2018 | 4

Does Bob Martin like Durian? You Better Believe I do! I have kind of let the cat out of the bag already on articles these past days. Mostly due to comments that already said that they know I like Durian. But, just for confirmation, yep! I love Durian! Didn’t like it at first I had never tried Durian back in the 90s when I would travel here to the Philippines every couple of years. When…

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OK, Jay, Here are my Answers

By Bob Martin | August 3, 2018 | 15

Jeepney Code of Honor My Experiences A couple of days ago, Jay Stainback had an article here on LiP entitled “Jeepney Code of Honor“. In the article, he spoke of things that he had witnessed on his Jeepney ride, and as he often does, Jay asked some questions at the end of the article. I enjoyed Jay’s article, but I did not leave a comment. I wanted to comment, but I decided to write a…

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There are even Durian Statues in Davao

Durian Lover: This is the Guy!

By Bob Martin | August 2, 2018 | 0

A real Durian Lover Few Westerners are Durian Lovers Want to see a real Durian Lover? Watch the video above. I know westerners whom I would consider a durian lover, but this guy takes the cake. Look at the sparkle in his eyes when he eats durian! To me, this is the sign of a real durian lover. Knows his stuff I can also tell that over the years this guy has eaten (more than)…

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Are you willing to try durian?

Willing to try Durian?

By Bob Martin | August 1, 2018 | 3

Willing to try durian? If not, how do you know you don’t like it? If you don’t like a certain food there is no reason you should eat it! But, what if you have not tried a food and you “think” you don’t like it? Shouldn’t you at least try? Are you willing to try durian? Well, it is certainly a personal choice, no doubt. In the end, if you criticize durian simply based on…

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