A Time Of Grief

  Color has fled Thailand; black, gray, and white, the clothe of grief for a beloved Father. Color is joy, and we can find none; not at this time. This is a time for grieving, for coming to terms with our loss, and for remembering. …

Being optimistic

By nature, perhaps it was learned, or perhaps it is hard-coded and shared out, I am an optimistic, glass half-full, person. My business partner, great friend for many years, a truly lovely, very smart guy, said I was a strange combination of a human being – …

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Major Construction in Progress

If this is your first time here – you’ve chosen a great time to visit because we are changing everything. But do stick around, ‘the times they are a changin’….

Rumors of Chance’s Death are unfounded….

Inspired by (yet) another email blaming me for killing off Chance so early in the series; I thought I’d clarify matters for you all. I thought the clue was fairly blatant, but obviously not. For those that missed it, here’s the clue. Do you want …

Thailand 2 – The Real Solution

There seems no way out of the impasse. I have a solution; it’s a bit harsh but it would work if we were determined enough to create a beautiful future for our children. It starts with negotiating with Papua New Guinea for buying a large …

Of False Starts And Biting The Bullet

  I was off and running, and then, sitting on my balcony smoking a Marlboro red and sipping on a snifter of Hennessy V.S.O.P., I heard the second blast of the gun. After twelve thousand words, and with the story running strong in my head …