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Individual Brownout

  July 20th started out just like any other day.  I was on the computer as usual, taking care of things.  Along about 3 pm I noticed the light bulb above me flickering.  I thought that the light bulb had finally bit the dust.  I was thinking...
by Texan in the Philippines on Jul 22, 2016

Poppa, Pope and Popping

  So now we are about half way through the first month of 2015 because it is the 15th.  Today, for some reason, I decided to delete most of the backed up messages I have in my Google e-mail account.  I was really surprised at the amount of mes...
by Texan in the Philippines on Jan 25, 2015

2015 – My First 10 Days

I am still a little slow in getting these posts out, but I should be all caught up soon.  This post is the first information from the year of 2015.  I have had other posts this year, but all that information was from last year.  I’m glad I t...
by Texan in the Philippines on Jan 15, 2015

Queenie Chicken

by Texan in the Philippines on Jan 13, 2015

Zine Entry #65 – Brown Outs Galore 2

According to my last post Zine Entry #64 – Brown Outs Galore we have been having a lot of brown outs recently.  Well after those many outages we went for about a week with none, but they sure made up for it.  First things first though, you w...
by Texan in the Philippines on Jan 6, 2014

Zine Entry #64 – Brown Outs Galore

If you remember from the last post Zine Entry #63 – Improvements and Self Improvement I talked mostly about my losing weight for this coming year, brown outs and Christmas.  I thought there were a couple of good tidbits in there for people thi...
by Texan in the Philippines on Jan 2, 2014

Zine Entry #43

  For awhile there I was feeling like I did not want to continue the blog.  I was getting so few comments I wasn’t sure if anyone was actually reading.  I didn’t have a program to tell me if anyone was either.  The last one I had...
by Texan in the Philippines on Sep 28, 2013

My Bad, I Caused the Brown Out

Okay, I confess that it’s possible.  The brown out that we had this past Tuesday morning from 0625 to 0645 was probably my fault.  How could it possibly be my fault, you might be asking yourself?  Well it’s probably because I can’...
by Texan in the Philippines on Apr 23, 2013

Market to Market

  We have had some interesting things happen around here recently.  I am a little late on reporting them, but not so late to make a difference.  I will start with the oldest notes in my notebook and just move up from there.  A couple of the t...
by Texan in the Philippines on Feb 11, 2013

Life in Calbayog Goes On

  I suppose that the people in charge of the electricity around here must be sitting back in their big chairs and laughing at us consumers.  These past 2 weeks we have had 5 brownouts, 3 without warning.  We had a brownout on Monday just past...
by Texan in the Philippines on Feb 2, 2013

Calbayog Update Hodgepodge – Finale

Okay let’s get this final portion of these updates done.  As suspected I did get a couple more interesting things that happened today to write about here.  None of the things I have are really big enough to write a whole post on, but thatR...
by Texan in the Philippines on Jan 14, 2013

Activities to do When You’re Blacked Out – Part 3

  I have just departed from Mar’s house and talking to Ludy, Marge, Marianne and Marlou (oh and Rhianne too, can’t forget the baby) and I am continuing my walkabout in downtown Calbayog, or as they call it in the Philippines, Calbayo...
by Texan in the Philippines on Nov 27, 2012

Activities to do When You’re Blacked Out – Part 2

  Okay a quick recap of the last post.  We are having yet another scheduled 12 hour brown out, but this time I decided to do something besides sitting at home and waiting.  After a couple of other things, that I described in Part 1, I decided...
by Texan in the Philippines on Nov 25, 2012

TitP Spam Free and Energized

  I will have to warn you from the beginning of this post that I am limited on the number of items I have in my notes.  I’ve only got 3 items, but I think, thankfully, at least 2 of them are ones that I can talk quite a bit about.  Howev...
by Texan in the Philippines on Nov 15, 2012

Sweating the Philippines Scuttlebutt Facebook

  It sure has been raining a lot recently, but that not usually.  I like the rain, but afterwards when it gets hot outside, it seems to be more muggy than it was before the rain.  This new haircut I got keeps me cooler than I was before, but m...
by Texan in the Philippines on Oct 23, 2012

Rechargeable Bananas in Lycos, Yahoo and Google

  I need to type this post up tonight a little bit earlier than normal because I want to be sure it gets in without a problem.  We have a scheduled 12 hour brown out again tomorrow.  The normal times 6am – 6pm.  I supp0se they are still...
by Texan in the Philippines on Oct 12, 2012


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