Books to Help You Understand Ukraine

Books to Help You Understand Ukraine

The chatter about the Ukraine War is thundering, and it feels like everyone is on the bandwagon. Yet, as I listen to it across social media and in conversations, it is clear that most of us know little about this nation.  It is unlikely that the conflict will end...
What Do You Hold Dear?

What Do You Hold Dear?

This first appeared in China’s Ningbo Guide Magazine in January 2015 in a monthly column called Just Jinx. Gestation is important to each of us, for we are repeatedly granted the process of developing new life and birthing it into the world. May each of you...
Tribe Art Gallery & Fin Dac

Tribe Art Gallery & Fin Dac

  Tribe’s mission statement says exactly what it actually does. No B.S. here, they are the real thing.:  Nat Di Maggio & Terry McIlkenny, the owners/managers both share a love and passion for Urban / Street and Contemporary Art. Originally from London...
It is a delicate dance…

It is a delicate dance…

It is a delicate dance. Cambodia haunts you as it inspires you. Next door to the abundantly gardened retreat of our home a hotel is being built. According to locals it is owned by a woman who has to start and stop the construction in order to raise the funds to...
Remembering the Truths

Remembering the Truths

The role of the US in the disaster of Cambodia. After one month of arriving in Cambodia, I take a day to myself, get caught up with social media, clean the house, and peruse a few books already read for the purpose of trying to answer some questions friends have...