Category Archives: Uncategorized

What the hell is going on?

The world is in turmoil and the country I fought for is circling the drain. I no longer watch the news, not FOX, not CNN, not PBS, simply nothing.¬† In the rare occurrence I wish to watch some escapist television … Continue reading

Posted in Blogging, Life, Old Age, Politics, Uncategorized | Tagged , , , , , , , , | 5 Comments


Sticking with my Southeast Asia travels it is interesting the differences in transportation from area to area. Thailand seems to be the most complete and varied in its transportation offerings. In many areas a Toyota pickup with a row of … Continue reading

Posted in Old Age, Philippines, Thailand, Travel, Uncategorized, Vietnam | 1 Comment

Cafe Cubana

Back to Makati and the restaurant next to the filling station and one of the more interesting restaurants I have ever seen. So first a necessary editorial comment. I was in grade school when Fidel and his gang took over … Continue reading

Posted in Uncategorized | Leave a comment

The Most Unique Place On Earth

The highest concentration of unique mammals on earth is found in the Philippines on the island of Luzon (where I am as I write this). There are 7,107 islands in the Philippine Archipelago and the main individual¬† islands each have … Continue reading

Posted in Life, photography, Travel, Uncategorized | Leave a comment

Medical Care

Tromping around in a strange land sampling the local delicacies is part of the fun of travel. Sampling something that had an adverse passenger can prove disastrous. ¬† A scrape or encounter with a prickly whatnot can cripple you for … Continue reading

Posted in Life, Medicine, packing, Travel, Uncategorized | Leave a comment

Why I Travel

Seems like a dumb question to me but I am often asked “at your age, why are you traveling” (71 as I write this) and I suppose the blunt answer is ‘I may be old but I am not dead’. … Continue reading

Posted in Blogging, friends, Life, Old Age, Travel, Uncategorized | Leave a comment

Cu Chi Tunnels

Two years ago (May 2014) I went to Vietnam and one of the places I visited was the War Museum. It was necessary for me as a veteran of the war, but I do not necessarily recommend it to Americans. … Continue reading

Posted in Cu Chi, Life, Old Age, Travel, Uncategorized, Vietnam | Leave a comment