Expat, redux

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!

By |2018-11-11T17:18:25+00:00November 11th, 2018|Travel, Writing|

Thép Thavonsouk

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.

By |2018-02-15T03:24:44+00:00February 15th, 2018|Arts, Travel|


As an adult, I can go anywhere and eat anything without getting sick. This stems, I believe, from the remarkable immune system I picked up along my travels. Granted, the State Department made damned sure [...]

By |2017-10-23T01:19:16+00:00October 21st, 2017|Travel|
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