My Days in Beijing #ThrowbackTrip

I am currently in the Midwest staying at my mother and step-father's place. One of my goals while back in the US was to hunt down my back-up hard drive that I stashed in their basement storage room. On this drive are all the digital photos that I took ever since I made the switch… Continue reading My Days in Beijing #ThrowbackTrip

Three Photos from Sri Lanka

Last August, I spent seven days in Colombo, Sri Lanka exploring the city and the surrounding country. Though Sri Lanka was still developing and bore the wounds of a decades long civil war and the 2004 tsunami, I was captivated by the country's openness and hospitality towards me. I hope that the Easter Sunday tragedy… Continue reading Three Photos from Sri Lanka

Senior Pictures at Cape Kiwanda

The summer before my oldest son's senior year, my two boys (Zylan and Ronan) and I took a trip out to Portland, OR to visit my brother Francis. My brother is a freelance artist, and as a favor to me -- besides hosting my sons and me for a week -- he agreed to take… Continue reading Senior Pictures at Cape Kiwanda

Scotland Site Visit

Back before I became an expat, when I was working at the University of Wisconsin River Falls, I had the opportunity to participate in a site visit to Scotland in order to see firsthand the accommodations and resources available to students who signed up for the Experience Scotland program. During this weeklong visit, I took… Continue reading Scotland Site Visit