I had a dream this week–one of those part whimsical, part terrifying nocturnal romps through the subconscious mind. I’ll warn […]
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Labor in the Arabian Gulf–Part 3
The future of the citizen workforce As teachers charged with preparing young adults to become productive members of their society, […]
Labor in the Arabian Gulf–Part 2
But, things are SO cheap here! The Gulf was one of the few places I’ve lived where many of my […]
Labor in the Arabian Gulf-Part 1
Here, as in many of my posts, I’ll be walking along a precipitous slope while making cultural comparisons based on […]
US Customs and Border Protection, ARGH!
“Woman fined $500 over ‘free’ Delta Airlines Apple” A Colorado woman, Crystal Tadlock, was fined $500 by a US Customs […]
Concepts of Ownership
A few days ago, I noticed an ‘invitation’ from one of my USA-based frequent flyer programs, nestled among the dozens […]
Culture Shock USA
We may not normally think of it this way, but culture shock is a two-way street. Every time I return […]
Photo Story–Monks in Thailand
Many photographers would agree that the most photogenic moments take place randomly and, of course, when you may least expect […]
Consumer Behavior: Quality or Quantity?
I’m convinced that being able to recognize the difference between what I ‘need’ and what I ‘want’ is one of […]
Expat or immigrant?
I love meeting new people along my journey, the kind that, due to their intelligence and awareness, cause me to […]