Meet Rudy Alvarado, Master Masseur of La Misión and the newest member of my (very short) Very Best Of list.
I just had my first facial, and boy am I a convert! Ladies and gentlemen, meet Shawn Blake, aesthetician extraordinaire!
Charlatans are selling "cures" for COVID-19. Maybe now we can have an honest conversation about alternative medicine.
Unabashed NASA groupie celebrating women in space!
An absurd childhood: tales of the third world
IndieGoGo messes up tickets to World Cup 2019, but then comes through!
After a very last-minute decision and some seriously scrambled packing, we are in France for the World Cup 2019.
I started this blog to chronicle my first opportunity to re-visit three of my former expat homes (Laos, Taiwan, Thailand, Vietnam, Ghana, Liberia, Zaire, France, England). Life got in the way after I returned to America, but this seems like as good a time as any to re-start. Grab your passport and join the party!
Thép Thavonsouk’s work takes me home to Laos: its serene and gentle surroundings, saffron-robed monks, and delicious, warm rain. M Thavonsouk was born in Vientiane and educated at the Lycée de Vientiane. He was the first Fulbright Scholar from Laos, and he studied at St. Lawrence University in New York State.