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Bruce and Elena’s Wedding

Well all my readers, the day finally came. Elena and my wedding. As many know, to do anything official in the Philippines there are many papers and forms and then copies, copies and more copies. Last January, while in Manila, we went to the U.S. Embassy and received my “Capacity for Marriage”. This is a document from the U.S. saying I have no marriage ties and free to marry here in the Philippines. Then about...

We are Finally Getting Married

It has been a long wait but this Wednesday, July 9th, Elena and I are getting married. The delays were many. First I needed to go to the US Embassy in Manila to get an affidavit of a Capacity of Marriage. That is to say that the United States Government says I am free and clear to get married. Then Elena needed to get papers and copies of birth certificate from the National Statistic Office (NSO) In the middle of getting all...