📷 I am sharing a recent photograph my younger brother took when he visited me over the December holidays. He called from the road, saying he had sent me a special holiday package and that he wanted to be sure I would be home. When the doorbell rang, I went the front door expecting a…Read Full Post
Catamarans and single-hull sailing vessels speckle Admiralty Bay, whose shelter has long attracted buccaneers and explorers alike, while pastel-hued houses decorate the lower slopes of the foliage coated hills that spill down to the coast. The islanders hold fast to their traditions: boat building, fishing, and hunting humpback whales using 100-year-old methods.
Reading this, I could feel myself walking on the sand on Princess Margaret Beach with cool random breezes caressing me. I could feel the just right Caribbean Sea washing sand over my toes while listening to the sounds of seagulls serenading the fish. I could see myself barefoot in khaki shorts and no shirt feeling…Read Full Post
This past spring I drove the family up to Michigan to visit my alma mater. It had been sixteen years since I had walked the University of Michigan campus. We all got t-shirts. My son is a bit of a Japanophile and got one that said "Go Blue" in Japanese.Read Full Post