Last night I opened my old Macbook (the white one with the plastic shell – we’re goin’ way back here) to make sure I had everything I needed off of it before I completely wiped it. Why I’m unable to get rid of my old computers (I write this from a new Macbook Air and […]

Did you ever have a diary as a kid? And when you opened that diary that had inevitably collected dust because you only wrote in it when your private adolescent world exploded (which might not be a fair characterization because I believe this happens quite often during adolescence), was the first line that appeared as […]

Before you say a thing, my faithful readers, allow me a moment to apologize. I left you all the way back in Bangkok, having recovered from a tenuous and woeful encounter with Pad Thai in early December, before I returned to Eastern Standard Time and the US Dollar and the snows and Santa and 2016 […]

Did you think I was joking when I implied I would be chronicling this trip until Christmas? Well that was your bad… Before I knew it, I again found myself in the tuk tuk that had barreled into town with me in tow headed back to the airport to begin the last phase of what […]

Now then, where were we? Still at Angkor I believe… the epic beauty of the ruins necessitated a break for all of us. Or maybe I just have more awesome pictures to post so I’m going to conveniently pretend I never closed the chapter on Angkor. After we’d finished our 20km (I use the metric […]

As I tore through the streets of Cambodia after nightfall in a tuk tuk, clutching my suitcase and backpack because I felt certain they were going to fly out of the little vehicle at any moment, it occurred to me that many of the situations I’d been in recently necessitated a fair amount of blind […]

SHE LIVES! I must take a quick (quick in the dictionary of Jayne that is) break before I get into Hoi An. I apologize that this entry has taken so long. I’ve been waylaid. By the food poisoning that took me hostage for my first few days in Bangkok. Boy it’s hard to string sentences […]