More Great Vegetarian Dinner Recipes – Whitewater Cooks Cookbook

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I have owned and enjoyed many cookbooks in my life.  I find them all over the place--garage sales, book stores, but in this case on a boat in far northern British Columbia, Canada while I was on the … [Read more...]

The Bill Clinton Diet – The Road from Brisket to Vegan

President Bill Clinton

Former president Bill Clinton was a typical Southerner and ate like one too. In an upcoming CNN special and in a current article on CNN.com, Dr. Sanjay Gupta talks to Clinton about his transformation … [Read more...]

The Asia Expat: Giving Back to the Community

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A home is more than the house you live in. No matter how you personalize it, how much care you put into your home, how much time you spend in it – your home may be your “castle” but your castle is … [Read more...]

iPhone Photography – Can You Finally Throw Away Your “Real” Camera?

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Millions are discovering that a beloved object they use every day for phone calls, texting, email and a hundred other things has also created a whole new world for photo enthusiasts - iPhone … [Read more...]

Angkor Wat, Cambodia – If You Liked Lara Croft Tomb Raider, You’ll Love This Place

Angkor Wat, Cambodia

I have to admit, if someone gave me a quiz on the plot line of Lara Croft Tomb Raider, I'd fail miserably. I remember two important things, though - Angelina Jolie, as the star, and the hauntingly … [Read more...]

Expat Living: What? Motocy. What?

at our small village's Sunday evening market

  The United States is one of the few places in the world where the car is the major mode of transportation.   The rest of the world predominately uses two-wheeled vehicles – bicycles, … [Read more...]

Explore the Belize Barrier Reef and Rainforest

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Few countries in the world offer so much in such a tiny country as the Central American nation of Belize. Traveling from the Belize barrier reef to the rainforest takes only an hour (if you … [Read more...]

The Asia Expat: Why Thailand ? Thoughts on Retirement

thailand national park retirement

  Why  Thailand?  The answer to that question starts and ends with finances. I had been self employed for the last 12 years, providing financing for new and existing business equipment … [Read more...]

Travel in Tokyo

Buddha statue at Asakusa Sensoji Buddhist Temple, Tokyo, Japan.

With all the media focus on the almost incomprehensible tragedy of Japan's triple-whammy of earthquake, tsunami and nuclear woes, I began to reminisce about my recent travel in Tokyo. The images on … [Read more...]

Doh ya oh

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Remember when your little brother couldn't pronounce "toothpaste" but said "poosa paste" instead? That was me. When I was two. Little kids are  entertainers even without meaning to be. That's because … [Read more...]