Journey to Mount Pinatubo

A journey to one of the prettiest natural landscapes I’ve ever seen. . .

Concerning the UFO Sighting Near Highland

  In the Midwest, Ohio or Michigan, you can get in your car and drive for miles without seeing anything of note, just farmhouses and fields of corn or wheat or soy or… Continue reading

A Rainbow of Demons

  Fantastical and oddly beautiful creatures, the ogoh-ogoh appear in Bali once a year. In spite of Bali’s renown for creativity, the local shops are heaped with identical made-in-China tchotchkes; however, these artful demons, carefully… Continue reading

Peronal Style: Tango in the Park

    One winter, many years ago, I danced Argentine tango on the well-worn wooden floor of Ann Arbor’s old grange. “You are an . . . experienced . . . dancer?” leads would… Continue reading

Who Saves One Life, Saves the World

This is what hope looks like. And bravery. And love. Schindler’s factory is at the very heart of humanity. After the 1993 film, Schindler’s List, I probably can’t reveal a lot about Oskar Schindler… Continue reading

Personal Style: Feeding the Chooks

  J’ever have one of those mornings where you get up, put on your ruffliest dress, and then go out to feed the chickens? Me too! While my husband, Sweet Baby, and I were… Continue reading