The Philippines jungle is the new home for this 57 year old guy from Illinois that quit the rat race and lives on $500 a month and supports eight people on that. Humorous, unvarnished daily look at life in Philippines!

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  • Latest Photos of "The Compound" In Guimaras!
    on Aug 18, 2010
    Here are some photos I took yesterday of our home, "The Compound", in Guimaras province in the Philippines.  The pictures show a front view of our home that has been recently freshly painted outside and inside, and also a side view.
  • What Does Brash Mean to You?
    on Jul 28, 2010 in Brash
    What Does Brash Mean to You?  Well, here's one meaning of brash that I ran across. "Offensively bold; “a brash newcomer disputed the age-old rules for admission to the club”; “a nervy thing to say” Brash...
  • Fresh Ground Coffee on the Edge of a Jungle in the Philippines!
    on Jul 28, 2010 in Fresh Ground Coffee
    Since I retired to the Philippines shortly over a year ago, one of the simple pleasures I enjoy is a cup of fresh ground coffee in the morning. Whenever I make a trip to nearby Iloilo on the pump boat, I make sure to check out the latest flavors...
  • Excitement Level High at "The Compound!"
    on Jul 22, 2010
    Excitement Level High at "The Compound!"  I know.  I know. I haven't posted anything for a while, but I'm concentrating on my new blog,  Lizard Poop.  I'm having a lot of fun writing it, and I hope you can check it out.  Mean...
  • Lizard Poop for Sale!
    on Jul 13, 2010
     Lizard poop for sale!  Now that's something that you don't see everyday, but I have lizard poop for sale and explain that wonderful opportunity for my readers in my new blog, Lizard Poop!  Hope you get a chance to check it out. Also,...
  • New Blog! Lizard Poop!
    on Jul 10, 2010
    Smoking Lizard, originally uploaded by Jose Mediavilla. Finally have my new blog online, "Lizard Poop!" Just click here to get to the "Poop!" A little edgier and grittier look at life in the Philippines. You can also check out past entries of "The...
    on Jul 5, 2010
    hawaii lizard, basic edit, originally uploaded by Jake Gold. NEW BLOG! LIZARD POOP HAS ARRIVED! The Rooster has died! Just click HERE for the latest poop on the Philippines!
  • Will The Rooster Be Resurrected?
    on Jun 29, 2010 in The Rooster's Return?
    Well, I've been talking about launching a new blog and letting "The Rooster" die. Was going to do a grittier, more realistic view of the Philippines. Sure, I hoped to retain some of the usual somewhat humorous (to me) crap I used to write, but I've g...
  • Why Are We Staying in the Philippines?
    on Jun 25, 2010 in Staying in the Philippines
    As mentioned previously, The Sainted Patient Wife and I are staying in the Philippines. While it is my desire to "slow down" and not return to the race of rats, there are other factors we considered in deciding to stay. In my new blog I will be explo...
  • Staying in the Philippines! New Blog Coming!
    on Jun 24, 2010
    The Sainted Paitent Wife and I, The Bonehead, have decided to stay in the Philippines and not return to the United States as previously announced. Don't really want to return to the "rat race" and start our lives all over again. We have just returned...
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