S & R, the newest shopping experience has arrived in Davao! Similar to Costco, S & R brings American style shopping to the Philippines. We went to check it out this afternoon along with three of our employees, and seeing American consumerism through the eyes of locals was a real eye opener, for all of… Read More Shopping in Bulk Has Arrived in Davao!
My dad passed away a little over a year ago. It was unexpected, and difficult to deal with, since I was on the other side of the world during his fast and furious battle with cancer. I wrote about it here, and I miss him just as much now as I did when I wrote… Read More A Bit About Bob
I wrote this story several months ago, and thought it had posted, but for some reason it found it’s way into the “draft” box instead. This happened last November, but it’s still a good story, a good reminder, and maybe there’s a reason it was hidden until now. Anyways, this is a bit of what… Read More Good Samaritans…Almost…
This culture is addicted to sugar in every form. No doubt. Nearly every street has a bakery, which offers some of the most amazing, mouth watering, fluffy white bread treats anywhere. There are also cake shops (the cakes need some work…sorry guys), and little stores filled to the brim with single serve bags of chips,… Read More Lucky Charms=Vegetables. Eat Up.
Election time has come to the Philippines! Next week, on May 13, people will flock to the polls for midterm elections, where a number of positions in the Senate, House of Representatives, and local governments will be decided. This is our first election experience here, and while we can’t vote, we have been part of the whole… Read More Elections…More Fun in the Philippines.