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fall fog

i am not a cold-weather person…. but fall and winter can be beautiful. like when it’s foggy on tianmen mountain.

tianmen mountain, zhangjiajie, china… all photos by me


first stop: zhangjiangjie

in the spirit of reminiscing… i went through my archives and started with the first stop after leafing my last place of residence. a 30-something train ride away from shanghai, china lies the city with the un-pronouncable (and nearly impossible to spell if you are dyslectic…) name… 83 more words


his hands

vietnam and myanmar (burma)… all photos by me


burmese traffic

like that time in cambodia…. a couple of minutes watching the traffic on a road outside of mandalay was… well…. everything. 9 more words


Pulitzer Prize Winner Thinks Ravitch Is Jindal

On October 30, 2015, New Orleans-based online news publication, The Lens, carried an opinion piece by its news editor, Jed Horne, who is described at the end of the article as “a veteran journalist who was awarded a Pulitzer Prize as part of the Times-Picayune team that covered Katrina and the recovery.” 2,099 more words

High-stakes Testing

the golden land....

the golden land… that’s what they call myanmar.

it is most likely referring to the pagodas, temples, statues and palaces gleaming in the deepest gold, scattered over the landscape like glistening freckles.  72 more words


hitchhiking through malaysia

sometimes i do things and think to myself “this is prooobably not the smartest thing to do…. you are kind of putting yourself in danger right now…… if mom knew what i am doing…… 175 more words