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 […]
Spring’s Ode to Van Gogh
Experiencing spring in one of the world’s temperate zones for the first time in 14 years excites my senses in […]
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 […]
Rick Santorum and the NRA
Many of you have seen the images from Saturday’s protests calling for sensible gun legislation in the USA as “March […]
The death of cosmologist Stephen Hawking earlier this year made me sad on so many levels. A proponent of technological […]
Expat or immigrant?
I love meeting new people along my journey, the kind that, due to their intelligence and awareness, cause me to […]