Monthly Archives: March 2013

My Wife Calls Me the F-Word!

People call me the F-word. Countless people, that is. Incessantly. So does my wife. As the old expression goes: If I had a dollar for every time this happened, I’d be a wealthy man. Shoot… I’d be able to afford … Continue reading

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A Foreigner’s Foolhardy Face-Giving Faux Pas

Face. I’ve failed. I’ve faltered. Occasionally, I’ve fucked up. Why can I not simply accept the concept of saving face or giving face, learn to utilize both skills more adroitly, more subtly, and come to terms with face being a … Continue reading

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A Selection of Photos from Sri Lanka

In 2009, having hopped around most countries in East and SE Asia already, for I’d been traveling extensively while living in Taiwan and Japan for much of the previous few years, I decided to look elsewhere in Asia for my … Continue reading

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Taiwanese Smile

This gal, decked out in traditional garb, allowed me to snap her photo while we were visiting a cultural center in the mountains of southern Taiwan.

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