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ICAB & MOA


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4/13  Today is all about the Inter-Country Adoption Board. We woke up early again and headed down for the breakfast buffet. I still felt a bit full after the crispy pata last night.  Joshua…
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Farewell to SP


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4/12 It is both Joshua's birthday and the day that he leaves SP. Talk about intense. Writing this at 5AM. None of us can sleep. I hope it gets light soon.  We all…
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2 Parties, 1 Day.

(Click the picture for photos) 4/11 Hope I don't get too deep on this one... (The last day at Samaritans Place) It was morning after another good night of sleep. Seems like waking up around 6AM is becoming normal…
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Day 2 @ Samaritans Place



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 4/10   We woke up around 6AM for breakfast and church at 8. We were so excited that Samaritans Place had their own jeepney and we were able to ride in it to church with the…
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Meeting Day!

    4/9 I was awoken by sirens, constant barking dogs, whistles, and crazy traffic horns.  This is at 6:15 AM mind you...  ah Manila. We had quite the view of Manila bay but apparently there was some kind of running event…
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A little bit of Seoul



Here goes (long series of adventures in the Philippines, sort of real time):
4/8  An early morning limo ride to O'Hare started our day.  Man... just a little bit of nerves but having a driver was a killer way to…

Death, Goth, and Reality.

  There has been a lot of death in my life lately. A band mate, feels like my youth sometimes, certain attitudes, and the freedom to do whatever I want whenever I want (that sounds horrible eh?) but that's OK.…
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From the Stone Temple to the Sea



So how does a 40 something rock dude go from the daily grind of an indie musician with a day job to a Philippine teenagers dad in just under two years? Right…I didn’t see any of this coming just a…
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Is this What it is?





The Bad... Sadly, Rhinocerotic bass player and friend Timmy Wolf passed away recently. It's been really hard on the family and friends. Please keep them and the rest of us in your prayers. I'm thankful for all the great work…
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In the Bleak Midwinter





It’s been a  busy year. Not so much with the music, although there were 11 singles released, but more with life man.  The plan was to release a single of a different genre every month. Got close and let me…
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#9 Rebuilding


Moving is hard. That’s all there is to it. Packing, unpacking, the physical lifting and maneuvering, arranging, cleaning, setting up and disconnecting services, and the list goes on…  Adjusting to a new house in a new area is stressful on…