Category Archives: philippines

14th of Forever

Today, March 10, 2002, I married the love of my life and today we celebrate our 14th wedding anniversary. She was my best friend and confidante; someone with whom I never imagined would have me as her love and husband. … Continue reading

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Lechon Manok: How I poke the Chicken

 Last Friday I was craving home made rotisserie Chicken. To be specific a rotisserie chicken stuffed with Lemongrass and basted in young coconut juice (buko) infused with lemongrass; like that found in the Philippines called Lechon Manok. You will find … Continue reading

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Hopeful Run 5K Filipino American Ministers

I keep saying that I wont run anymore 5K’s. But as always I got suckered in to yet another charity run. When I was approached I sort of rolled my eyes and sheepishly tried to rationalized why I didn’t want to run … Continue reading

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WWII: Uncle Olympio

If you have looked though my Blog you will have noticed that I write short snippets of family history. (e.g WWII: A Fish for Papa ) Last time I was in the Philippines on the Island of Bohol where my family is from, … Continue reading

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Philippines: Atulayan Island

It was a on a tropical island seeming kissed by GOD; where gentle and calm waves of turquoise water caressed its soft white sand. The branches of coconut trees swayed ever so slightly on a gentle breeze that cooled your … Continue reading

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Philippine: Bohol, The Philippine Tarsier

The Philippine tarsier is one of the smallest primates in the world. Found in the Southern Philippines these creatures are on the brink of extinction. On the island of Bohol resides the official Philippine tarsier sanctuary an arm of The Philippine … Continue reading

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Philippines: Bohol, Loboc ECO Adventure Park

Across the river from the Loboc River Cruse is the Loboc ECO Adventure Park. Why its called an adventure park is beyond me because the only thing I saw there was a zip line and cable car.  Never the less … Continue reading

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