Tag Archives: Asia

You Can’t Always Get What You Want… but if you try sometimes, you might find…

I just had a job interview. Yes… just like last year, I am in the Bay Area, where I want to be, and looking for work in the field I want to work in. Of course, this is unexpected [unexpected … Continue reading

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Living in your own private social network /= living in society

Do you remember when we used to dance And incidents arose from circumstance One thing led to another we were young And we would scream together songs unsung On October 24 a news item broke that suggested that Sony was … Continue reading

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WC2010: My second World Cup in Asia

Here we come Walking down the street We get the funniest looks from Everyone we meet. When the 2006 World Cup kicked off I was traipsing around Southeast Asia. That sounds a lot more idyllic than it was. True, I … Continue reading

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Hey! I got some Asia on me!!

A wise man (Hello Ex #2) reminded me not so long ago when I was feeling a little blue, to take a look at my life and see; see that I had made it just how I always wanted it. … Continue reading

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Myanmar as I see it… or saw it… And eight little lessons.

People create their own questions because they are afraid to look straight. All you have to do is look straight and see the road, and when you see it, don’t sit looking at it – walk. ~Ayn Rand There are … Continue reading

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Travel (Writing).

Every time I have the opportunity to take a trip – big, small, exotic, mundane, work-related, totally frivolous, near, far – I am grateful. I am grateful for the opportunity, the variety and the inherent surprises that come even when … Continue reading

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Goddammit… it’s happening again.

Forget over-hyped H1N1… Lately I have been suffering from something far more severe. My need for travel has risen again, and it should be noted, we are talking to a degree of epic proportions. I am a chronic sufferer of … Continue reading

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