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How life is different living in the Philippines (L...

I have written in the past about construction techniques here and I am not going to go through it again but use the technology to talk more about living conditions. Here in most homes there is no weather proofing around doors and windows. There are no thresholds at entry doors. Metal window frames do not have rubber seals. They do not even have drain holes on horizontal sliding windows for water to leak out when it rains. In...

Lifestyle Changes Living in the Philippines –...

Last post was about mosquitoes and ants. Another insect that is plentiful is roaches. They will crawl in or fly in. They wait until night and you might see one fly into the house. Unfortunately we do not have screens on most windows or doors but need to keep them open for ventilation. While watching TV you might see something move in your peripheral and there one is, creeping along looking for whatever roaches look for. If...

Lifestyle Changes Living in the Philippines

Living here in the Philippines there are many things you do and accept that you would never accept in America. There are many lifestyle changes too. Over the next few articles I will give my views and feelings about these differences. In your home country, you have lifestyles and attitudes that once you’re here, you find change. The way you live, interact and views on things are very different. One of the things I am slowly...