Filipino Food in Lower East Manhattan–Johnny Air Mart

The name of the place is a little odd, but it makes sense.  This little store on Avenue A between 13th and 14th street carries Filipino goods, most of which I assume are shipped in by air.  It’s not a very large store, but it has a lot of the food products that I cameContinue reading “Filipino Food in Lower East Manhattan–Johnny Air Mart”

I Guess It Couldn’t All Make It Through Shipping OK

One of the running jokes about having things shipped by the military is that you’re bound to have something get broken.  When I was a kid, we did a military move from Hahn AFB in Germany back to the US and the movers managed to lose a whole section of a German wall shrunk, asContinue reading “I Guess It Couldn’t All Make It Through Shipping OK”

LBC and the Cat Welcoming Committee

Slowly but surely we’re making minor improvements to our living arrangements.  It’s something of an uphill battle and I’ve been trying to clean and organize as I go, with short dedicated periods of cleaning up every day.  Parts of the house seem to have not been used in months or years.  That was the caseContinue reading “LBC and the Cat Welcoming Committee”

Cat Export – Complete! But… Minor Disaster At The Airport!

So, the great saga of exporting cats from Singapore is now complete, but it ended in near disaster. Everything was going great.  We got up on time.  We got to the airport on time.  The Philippine Airlines attendants saw us in the line and pulled us into the business class line to have the catsContinue reading “Cat Export – Complete! But… Minor Disaster At The Airport!”