Musings in Ubud

17 April 2014. Nine days to Bali. My travel journal starts today. A little over a week from now I will be stressing myself over my early morning flight and last-minute packing. My excitement is making me grumpy. A field stint between two great trips is always the most difficult. Almost three weeks I've been … Continue reading Musings in Ubud


An Awful Lot of Change

It was one of those down days yesterday and in spite of the busy, quite cheerful rush downstairs, I resigned myself to the dusty, messy solitude of my room. I wasted the last several hours of 2013 playing Plants vs. Zombies and Jewel Mania in between chapters of Silver Linings Playbook then an induced laugh … Continue reading An Awful Lot of Change