Monthly Archives: April 2011

“So, You Like Brown?” or Yet Another Clothing Crisis

I don’t know how to dress. I’ve lost my sense of style. It’s a calamity. I am in desperate need of help from my fashion-savvy friends! I thought things had gotten better. I had gotten rid of much of what … Continue reading

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Chillaxin’ on Cat Ba

In this case, the journey was not the destination, I am happy to report. That horrid day seems long ago now and I’m pleased that it’s so. I returned to Cat Ba island a few days ago from a 2-day … Continue reading

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“Let People Live in Your Heart”

Once again, thanks to Keelty for sending this along – just beautiful! http://www.wimp.com/homeroomteacher 

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Lost

One of my very favorite poems which showed up in my In Box today – what perfect timing & reminder! Lost Stand still. The trees ahead and bushes beside you are not lost. Wherever you are is called Here, And … Continue reading

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It was the Best of Times, It was the Worst of Times

The Best of the Best Whew … what a few days it’s been! I’m completely exhausted and have a very early morning of a 2-day boat trip on Halong Bay, so I can’t write for long, but I need to … Continue reading

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In Honor of Passover

Passover Then you shall take some of the blood, and put it on the door posts  and the lintels of the houses . . .  and when I see the blood, I shall pass over you, and no plague shall … Continue reading

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A Rainy Day – Perfect for Writing

(Today is all about writing – sorry, no photos for this post – look at the latest Siem Reap post if it’s photos you want – I don’t want the lengthy and laborious photo uploading process to upstage the writing … Continue reading

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Back to Angkor Wat

Having been the longest stop on my trip thus far (10 nights there – unheard of on most travelers’ circuits – I spoke to some who spent only one day there – unfathomable to me!), I thought it important to … Continue reading

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The Vietnamese Sleeper Bus

It was time for me to leave the ancient imperial city of Hue. I had done my touring of the Citadel and pagoda after pagoda after pagoda. I was especially pleased to visit the one where Thich Nhat Hanh lived … Continue reading

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Do Ya’ Think I’m Sexy?

There’s been lots of interest and questions from folks ‘back home’ about what’s happening for me on the romance front. While I’m sure people really are interested to hear the romantic details, I also think part of the question is, … Continue reading

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