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An Introduction to a new addition to this site

Once of the readers and commenter’s here has offered to help continue articles from Davao to keep this site current and active. His name is Rob Pilkinton. He usually signes his comments with a nickname and maybe one day he will let you what that is. Here is a little Bio for you to get to know him better. I am in the process editing and formatting his first feature which is about a trip to Cebu and Bantayan Island. This will...

I was Fooled, but no more I hope

A while ago an old girlfriend found me on Facebook and then this site. Since then I get comments from different names that are either shallow comments, weak questions to abusive remarks to me and some of my readers. Through my checking, I am almost positive it is the from the same person. They use email addresses with a first name such as john@yahoo.com. Now it is possible to have a Yahoo email account if you were the first...

The Heat is ON

In the two years plus I have lived here it is hot. Usually daytime temperature are in the mid to upper 80’s during most days. Well this summer it is much hotter. This week the daytime temperatures are in the low to mid 90’s and as always humid. If it is cloudy the temperatures are a little lower, but then without the sun to burn off the moisture in the air, the humidity increases. This way the “Heat...

Election Time in the Philippines

May 10, 2010 is a major election day in the Philippines. This year is a Presidential Election. In the Philippines, a Presidents term is for six years and can hold only two successive terms. Because the current President, President Maria Gloria Macapagal-Arroyo, has held two terms, she cannot run again for President. In the Philippines, they have eleven Major Political parties and many minor parties plus a group called a party...

Contributors Wanted (continued)

Last week I wrote an article asking for contributors needed to keep this site active after I move back to America. I have received two articles and I appreciate them. I will post them either this week or next. One thing I would like the first time someone sends me an article is a little bio about themselves, so I can introduce them. This way we all can get to know a little about the writer and where his or her experience or...

Good Friday 2010

To be able to post my articles on the scheduled day and time I am writing this on Thursday morning. Today I plan to venture out and see how the beginning of the shutdown of the city is progressing. The malls will probably be crowded since there will be no shopping tomorrow on Good Friday. Tomorrow I need to get up early. A friend I made through this site is arriving from America. His plane is scheduled to land early. His...