Impressions of Wales

A travel-blog post on my first impressions of Wales.  Read it here: https://bkk-writing.blogspot.com/2019/08/impressions-of-wales.html

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The Glamorous Life of a World Traveler

PDX in the afternoon and everyone is miserable. Suitcase slightly too heavy equals the most exorbitant bag fee I've ever paid in a fever of desperation. I could have bought a second suitcase, should have. In the security line, a teen starts shouting that he's not going to remove his shoes and is detained while… Continue reading The Glamorous Life of a World Traveler

Bangkok Prolegomenon: the First Six Months

Moving to Bangkok has been very formative thus far. Among other things, this city has challenged me to enter states of discomfort linguistically, energetically, intestinally, sometimes interpersonally. But this has not been a bad thing. I think it has been the kind of discomfort necessary for growth. As I approach six months in Thailand, I… Continue reading Bangkok Prolegomenon: the First Six Months

Rolling the Hard Six

Countdown to Africa continues.  The next battery of inoculations takes place tomorrow, after which I will tutor my nephews and collapse on the floor twitching and mumbling.  At the same time, I’m doing additional paperwork for Japan.  This crazy life I’m leading is at least keeping me awake.  The best case scenario will have me… Continue reading Rolling the Hard Six