The Trump Slump and Loi Krathong: A Resolve to Love and Defend

This is not an invitation to argue or debate. This is just a story about my emotional process post-election in the context of traveling in Thailand. [Wat Chong Klang lights up Jong Kham Lake in Mae Hong Son:]   When I found out who won the election, I crawled into bed and stayed there for … More The Trump Slump and Loi Krathong: A Resolve to Love and Defend

International Travel: Packing for Planned Spontaneity

I’m a big believer in destiny. Paulo Cuelo’s The Alchemist is like my Bible: “When you want something, all the universe conspires in helping you to achieve it.” I believe that fate has in store for us what it will, and that our actions of free will are actually just manifestations of this. This doesn’t … More International Travel: Packing for Planned Spontaneity