Following US President Donald Trump’s first visit to the Middle East, it’s a good time to take stock and refresh […]
Is anyone else having difficulty these days sorting reality from fiction??? Life seems more and more like the plot of […]
The Safety Myth
I had just snapped some pics when I heard what sounded like GUNFIRE ring out. As I turned, I saw […]
Being abnormal in a ‘normal’ world
In my zeal to discover myself as I move from place to place around the globe, I often find myself […]
Whose life is more important?
Having been brought up by very humble ‘salt of the Earth’ parents who taught my sisters and I to be […]
The alt-right movement
The most alarming trend I see in the USA and other Western countries at the moment is the growing support […]
Developing cultural awareness
While reading about other cultures is valuable, it has limits as an educational tool and doesn’t fully prepare you for […]
Cultural relativity? What’s that?
Even for those of us who grew up in less traditional cultures where it isn’t unusual for individuals or entire […]
Global reach of American culture
As an American who’s been living and working overseas for more than 15 years, I often find myself pondering the […]