Animals

Battle of the Bugs and Pests

When I was growing up, insects allowed me to be entertained for many hours. I would watch them, look at their lives as they busily went about their tasks, ants at first, then many others ending I think with spiders, especially the Tarantulas. I had several as pets much to the displeasure of my mother…

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Animals and Pets

My wife and I live in Northern Mindanao since I retired back in 2013. A big change for me, not so for Katleen, Pets and animals have been a part of most of my life. Living in California as a child and adult I had dogs, cats, fish for pets and even tried a hamster…

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Cold summer so far in Alaska

Yummy berries are everywhere

Alaska is Cold this Year Different from when I was here last year Since arriving here in King Cove, I’ve been trying to walk as much as I can with my boys, Aaron and Jared. I try to do my routine walk here even it’s cold. It’s supposed to be summer weather here but the…

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Peeling bananas the Filipino way is better

All of my life I have peeled and eaten the same type of banana, Cavendish, the same way by grabbing the stem bending it back and pulling off the peel. Everyone I saw peel a banana did the exact same thing to peel the banana. I always assumed this to be the correct, logical, best…

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Once Upon A Time or this is no…

They play from sunup to sundown

Day in and day out my friend Carlos who is in from Oregon for four months, and every day we walk the purok and say hello to our neighbors, all the kids give us our morning blessings (Or the Mano Po’s) a lot of the kids belong to my family so I’m Lolo daddy Paul,…

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