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Howell Services Celebrates 11 Years in Business

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Free Press Release Submitted by howell-services.com       Press Release Distribution Not every local Fort Bend business celebrates their eleven-yearanniversary by rewarding their loyal customers, but Howell S...
by Free PR Online on Nov 26, 2015

Poverty in Rural Philippines

Indigenous People of PhilippinesPoverty Holds the People BackAbout half of the Philippines’ 100 million people live in rural areas. Poverty is most severe and most widespread in these areas and almost 80 per cent of the country’s poor people live...
by Newbies For Computers on Aug 30, 2015

Tim Potter Texas Expat 101

Tim Potter Texas Say's Do not kid yourself its hard.Beware of moving overseas! It’s tough, confusing, disorienting… and ultimately, extremely rewarding.  So take it one day at a time and learn to walk before you run.Living overseas will not...
by Newbies For Computers on Jul 31, 2015

US Credit and Living Abroad

Being a Philippine credit Ghost is not all that fun.When I first moved to the Philippines I had a few debts and few credit cards.  Which were all paid off and left my credit in ok condition prior to my departure.  That was February&nbs...
by Tim Potter Sugar Land to Cebu on Mar 16, 2013

Philippine Success in Business

Article Written by Guest Writer Matt WilkieMatt Wilkie is a expat living in Cebu, Philippines offering advice and help to newcomers to the Philippines.  Check his latest blogs at Tropical PenPal Expats Can Do Successful Business In The Philippin...
by Tim Potter Sugar Land to Cebu on Mar 15, 2013

NBI Clearance Experience Cebu

Today my wife Zol and I visited Philippine National Bureau of Investigation. (NBI) We had a plan when we headed out of the house that we we would get her NBI clearance and the head over to Philippine Commission on Filipinos O...

Pulled Pork Philippine Style

No Philippine home is complete without a Bottle of Swan Sauce Vinegar.So I decided I would attempt to make some North Carolina BBQ.   Now I was not able to cook my Pork Tenderloin on a open pit of hickory.  So I just did the best...
by Tim Potter Sugar Land to Cebu on Feb 24, 2013

Philippine Variety TV

Cover of Sonny & CherIs the Philippines TV stuck in early 1970'sI am child of the television and I love to watch TV.  I enjoy the good dramas that the US has produced in recent years.  I love shows that get your juices flowing and...
by Tim Potter Sugar Land to Cebu on Feb 18, 2013

Grocery Shopping Philippine Style

Spam (Photo credit: mrdodgy)The first thing an expat asks when they arrive where can I get this?Getting your groceries in the Philippines can be a chore to say the least. It is not like shopping back home in Sugar Land Texas.  It becomes hard to...
by Tim Potter Sugar Land to Cebu on Feb 16, 2013

Tim Potter's Copyright Violations and Google

Philippine-Sugar Land Tim Potter's issue with GoogleTim Zol PotterAs I Tim Potter Philippine-Sugar Land sit back and wonder what would happen if someone stole your photos online or they steal your content. What are the actions you can take.
by Newbies For Computers on Feb 15, 2013

Valentines with the Wife

Valentines day here in the Philippines.Tim Potter and ZolTim PotterThought I (Tim Potter) would share the story of my wife and I.  So many people come to the Philippines in a hurry kind of way and get married.  Yet that is not the way it al...
by Tim Potter Sugar Land to Cebu on Feb 14, 2013

Philippine Drug issue

Photo creditDoes the Philippines have a drug issue?It is almost impossible to sit and compare one country to the next.  I am from Sugar Land Texas and currently live in Cebu.  Yet the problems with drugs face both of these countries di...
by Tim Potter Sugar Land to Cebu on Feb 14, 2013

Raising Children in Philippines

Philippines very non-child friendly countryOne of my main reasons for wanting to return Sugar Land Texas is the children.  The Philippines is just not a friendly place when you have children.Everything in the Philippines takes all that much long...
by Tim Potter Sugar Land to Cebu on Feb 12, 2013

Gun Control in the Philippines

 (Photo credit: publik16)Gun Control is it really preventing murdersWith the recent events unfolding in the US concerning gun control I thought I would weigh in on my thoughts.  First let me explain I am all for the second amendment.  ...
by Tim Potter Sugar Land to Cebu on Feb 11, 2013

Low Value Of Life in the Philippines

Another horrific accident in Talisay PhilippinesAs I read the paper today, again I am horrified by another death that was senseless and could have been prevented.  This one happen in the city of Talisay.  They are expanding the road that tr...
by Tim Potter Sugar Land to Cebu on Feb 10, 2013

Double Tragedy strikes

 (Photo credit: Wikipedia)Funeral in the PhilippinesBeen a little absent from my regular blogs and thought I would tell you about the events that unfolded the last few day.  My wife's Aunt passed away after a long illness with a heart condi...

Where's the Beef

Philippine HamburgersGetting a good hamburger in the Philippines can be a chore.  Being a Texas boy, beef is like white on rice and served at every meal.  I have tried all the prepackage burgers.  Lets say disappointment would be under...

Philippine Misconception

New 1000 Peso(Photo credit: Kelvin Servigon)It is not cheaper to live in the PhilippinesI here so many people try and say it is cheaper to live in the Philippines.  That is a huge myth and misunderstanding.  When people try and say that the...

Philippine Traffic

What is up with all the cars in the Philippines.Now I have been in some traffic jams in my life.  Bumper to Bumper in LA. Yet the Philippines brings a whole meaning to the word traffic.  I will try to explain this.   First you hav...

Philippine Urban Farming

In-laws farm everything.I live in what is a Big City of Cebu Philippines.  Much different then where I grew up though it has changed over the years as Houston has encroached on Sugar Land. I have said before in my other posts about Filipinos tak...


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