The New Year Cometh!

It’s been a crazy year. One of those times when it seems like life and the world is pulling you in so many directions, you feel like you don’t know where you are. Currently I am in Thailand visiting wit my cousin Dan and his family. It is a welcome respite from the chaos and…

Day Fades into Night…

As the day fades into night, the busy waters grow silent and banca boats rest upon the shore.  It is not an ending though, only  a pause, for the sunset heralds what is to come.  Soon  the night will take on a life of its own as music, laughter, and celebration ring out across the expanse.…

Overdue updates- Philippines and Subic.

Well, Since my arrival in the  Philippines  about 2.5 months ago, things have been erratic to say the least.  Nothing has been more erratic then my internet connection.  I’m supposed to have 5 mb download and 256k upload. Yes I know that is not much, but they want $500+ US dollars to run fibre to…