The Face of Change

The Face of Change   Of late there have been many articles on this subject and I  can't  help  but relate it to my own personal recollections as a child living a cross cultural life.   Though I grew up in New York, I spent every other...

Heaven on Earth...A Komodo Journey

Sailing through the lesser Sunda Islands has been an experience beyond words for the beauty is endless...I can picture myself sailing on and on around the stark and sculpted islands and never, ever getting bored...for it sucks out all the toxins in...

Heaven on Earth...A Komodo Journey

Sailing through the lesser Sunda Islands has been an experience beyond words for the beauty is endless...I can picture myself sailing on and on around the stark and sculpted islands and never, ever getting bored...for it sucks out all the toxins in...

Traditional markets...

Jakarta and many major cities across Indonesia is spreading with malls, malls and more malls. It's disheartening.  The only time I enjoy shopping is when I'm shopping for food or kitchen gadgets.  Where most women will collect shoes and handbags, I...

Dates... and the pursuit of eating out...

Though dating is a thing of the past for me, the pursuit of eating out and curiosity of trying something new remains an on going adventure that began in my early twenties. In my youth dating was perhaps the most memorable because, neither of us had...

So let's eat...

Whether you use a fork and knife, fork and spoon, chopsticks or your bare hands, the commonality in all cultures is that we all love to eat.  None are wrong in their ways - it's just a matter of cultural upbringing.  Growing up, at home I used a fork...