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Photo set: Canada, Việt Nam

Between 4:30 and 6:30 a.m., the streets of Huế abound with people walking, jogging and excercising. When in Việt Nam, I’m often outside by 5 for a walk with my mother-in-law. . . When I took this photo of a group … Continue reading

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Walls of Hue, Viet Nam

Much has been happening in the past couple of months, but you wouldn’t know it by visiting my blog. I’ve been terribly remiss with posting here. Back at the end of March, stage two of BluePrintReview’s “instan/ce(s)” went live. Many thanks … Continue reading

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More News about Breakfast Under the Bodhi Tree

For those who’ve been wondering what breakfast under the bodhi tree looks like, I’m pleased to announce that Prism International has published some of my  photos on their website. The photos accompany my essay Breakfast Under the Bodhi Tree, which appears in Prism‘s … Continue reading

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Kitchen Gods under the Bodhi Tree

This is the wall surrounding the altar at the foot of our bodhi tree, of which a small section of the trunk is visible to the left. All those small rectangles on the top of the wall are kitchen god … Continue reading

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Breakfast Under the Bodhi Tree

Anyone who has been following me on this blog or on Twitter knows that I’ve been working on my book Breakfast Under the Bodhi Tree, about travelling and living in Viet Nam, for some time now. Several of the essays … Continue reading

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Good News Comes in Threes

It’s been an exciting week. Today, I had the temporary cast for my fractured radius removed and a new one put on. It’ll be another five weeks of struggling to do the simplest things, like buttoning my jeans, opening bottles … Continue reading

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30 Days: a day in the life and a bunch of photos

I started the day with a long walk around the citadel. A fog rolled in, so when I took this photo of a group warming up in front of Hue’s flag tower, I could only just discern the flag in the … Continue reading

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30 Photos: Day 23 – More from My Alley

My alley isn’t all that long, the road is choppy, and viewed as a unit, it’s nothing special. Through a mindful eye however, the details make it special and beautiful. I love the simplicity of this scene, the spare colour … Continue reading

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30 Photos: Day #21 – New Puppy

Look what I can do! Look Mom! I can do it on my own!     ***     Honest, it wasn’t me! This little feller is new to our household. He arrived a week ago, and he is only now old enough to get into … Continue reading

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30 Photos – #20 – Walls of Moss

Lichen and ferns lichen and ferns flourish upon the alley walls I never cease to be fascinated with this wall of moss and ferns in my alley. I walk or ride past it up to a dozen times a day … Continue reading

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