I met Christa a few years ago when we shared a dorm room at a Baptist Mission in Haiti. At first glance, I thought she was about 18 years old. Later I learned she was there to oversee a non-governmental organization she … Read more
One of the best parts of travelling in Asia is the ridiculously cheap prices for “beautification” treatments – cheap massages, facials, manicures and pedicures. It’s wonderful spending a few hours pampering for a fraction of US prices. In the US, I consider it an occasional splurge. When travelling in Asia, … Read more
I hate snakes. I’ve always hated snakes. A few months ago, I saw one in my garden and I screamed like a little girl. I never imagined snacking on a snake, but when in Taiwan you gotta do as the locals do, so I headed to Snake Alley in … Read more
We were so close, only 13 kilometers from Ban Rak Thai, when my scooter died. An hour before sunset in the mountains of northwest Thailand, it could’ve been an ugly ending for us – two adventurous “Biker Babes” taking a side-trip off the Mae Hong Son Loop. It could’ve … Read more
After 3 months of brainstorming, strategizing, analyzing, overanalyzing, obsessing, and driving my web designer crazy, my web site is finally up and running. The only content is a brief bio and some contact information.