Searching For Stillness By The Light Of Environmental Rage

Dinosaur National Monument, Colorado and Utah, October 1998 I’m utterly alone.  The nearest person is probably miles away.  On a high point, looking around at rocks, river, sagebrush, and cottonwoods, I realize how… Continue reading

Adventures Of The Massage Kind

An afternoon run followed by dinner.  After dinner, restless, I walk back to the “town” of Sabang Beach to explore.  It’s an entirely different world from our quiet beach just minutes away.  Girlie… Continue reading

It Wasn’t Supposed To End This Way

I am in line to buy some amazing steamed buns from a street vendor when I make my discovery.  My little change purse is gone.  Looking like an insane idiot on the sidewalk,I… Continue reading

Happiness Is… Snorkeling In The Philippines

Stepping off the ferry, in a confusion of what should happen next – something about getting into a smaller boat to take us to our beach hotel – I am dismayed to suddenly… Continue reading

The Worst City In The World (that I have ever been to)

Manila is a shithole.  Apologies if that offends you.  Actually, no apologies.  It’s accurate. I disliked Manila enough that the only pictures I took were at a restaurant that had sort of a… Continue reading