The Rain is Coming My Way

02 Water blasted off all the pld paint

Let’s talk about our roof here in the Philippines, especially here on Luzon where we are but a few weeks from the rainy season (Monsoons). In Boston we had high gabbled roofs to aid in the disposing of the falling snow and that has not happened yet here in Dinalupihan Bataan so I don’t need…

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The E-Mail

I received an e-mail this week from a LiP reader who mentioned that my article last week didn’t have much information on Typhoon Yolanda (Haiyan). That was true, but in my defense I submitted my article to Mr. Martin on Saturday morning and we had next to no information about the storm except that it…

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It’s Yolanda Week on LiP

Yolanda Satellite

This week on LiP, starting in about 12 hours from now, we will kick off Yolanda week here on LiP, the Live in the Philippines Web Magazine. Don’t worry, it’s not all just a full week of stories about how sorry we all feel about the victims and such.  Of course, we do feel sorry…

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Feeling sorry for the people in Visayas!


Just watching on TV the aftermath of  typhoon Haiyan/Yolanda really made my heart ache for the people in the Visayas especially to the people in Leyte. Seeing the dead people lining up all over the place really makes me cry. I just saw on the news before I went to bed a dad was carrying his 5…

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Helping my friend

Bob & Rusty

Good morning, readers!  How is everybody today.  If you have been watching the news at all over the past week or so, you are well aware that the Philippines has been hit hard by a super typhoon.  Yolanda, also known as Haiyan dealt a devastating blow to the Central Philippines.  Many people were killed, and…

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It Was an Odd Couple of Days

Banana trees did not fare well!

Last Thursday Mayang and I were making preparations for Typhoon Yolanda which was due the next day. First we stocked up on gas for the old faithful Honda generator. Put everything that is not nailed down outside, into the Man Cave in back, made sure the pump to my well was working, in case city…

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