Category Archives: Davao Diary

Road Work

There’s an open gutter along the outside edge of our ‘yard’ (scare quotes because our yard is 100% concrete, with two small flower beds), and it runs along the fence and then under the gate and directly into the open ditch that runs along the side of the road. When we moved in the ditch […]

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View on my street

One of the things I want to post more about, but am having trouble loading pics and video and explaining coherently, is the recent work we’ve had going on to update our ditches and culverts on our street. You can see a small bit of that here. But what you mainly see is the carabao- […]

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Chicken Liver Afritada

This dish tastes much better than it looks here, provided you don’t mind chicken liver, and I don’t mind liver, period. It’s super easy on the budget as well. We have it about once a week now. I should also mention that a Filipina friend brought this to a shared supper a few weeks ago, […]

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View from my patio

I have a bunch of cool pics but they all get added sideways and i cannot edit them in the blog.  I have to do it tediously one by  one.  Here’s one where I didn’t bother. The colouring in the distance does not nearly do justice to the real scene. The top of that tree […]

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Somebody’s Story

I posted this before, and in a couple places,  but for some reason, it kind of haunts me, and I revisit it in my mind a few times a week. I am standing on the sidewalk about two feet above the open front furniture stores to take this picture. I could have bought a small […]

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