In: Journeys

immerge
March 30, 2021

na’alehu/hawai’i Late afternoon, after writing, the sun gentle, I drive twenty minutes down an empty winding blacktop, along groves of uncleared…

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wait 待つ
February 17, 2020

santa fe/new mexico At the Museum of Indian Arts and Culture, Sayaka and I lag behind a group of bored middle…

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rove
November 1, 2019

santa fe/new mexico My surgery is scheduled in a week.  I look towards my operation with hope though I won’t know…

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hanami
April 16, 2019

santa fe/new mexico For my 64th birthday, I planned to host a hanami party though all the plum blossoms on the…

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navruz
March 23, 2019

santa fe/new mexico My town is a monochromatic palette of brown dusty ground, dry arroyos, tumbleweeds, leafless branches and adobe buildings, but…

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demo
March 13, 2018

santa fe/new mexico On a Sunday morning some weeks ago, our Broker tells us she just listed a house; needs a…

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cootie
February 24, 2018

santa fe/new mexico It’s 4:00 a.m., pitchdark outside the vertical living room blinds.  This Saturday morning, I’m apparently the only one…

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fortune
December 17, 2017

seoul/korea December finds me in Seoul, oddly listening to the pumped in musac Sleigh Bells, I’m Dreaming of, and other nostaligic songs while…

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le mascarat
May 16, 2017

mont st. michel/france J’aime a me laisser regne lentement ou la serenite des lieux.    -Pierre Jacques The lovely hotelier at…

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hobli
March 25, 2017

kengeri hobli/india Every morning on the gravel basketball court near the dorms of this institute where I am posted,  on an…

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tipolo
October 28, 2016

philippine islands In the last decade, through professional work in education, I’ve taken the road less traveled on cultural and educational…

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