The crocodile farm. Hundreds of crocodiles are bred here. They lay like statues around large pools. Captain Hook would have found the place unsettling.
Here is what our guide called a river “mini-bar” –made with condensed milk and steaming water, it’s the most delicious coffee I’ve ever tasted.
The little girl’s expression sums up what I love about Viet Nam. We are moving fast through Ho Chi Min City and Chau Doc, as are my impressions. I will write more later. For now I thought I would send … Continue reading
The Vietnamese are celebrating TET, the New Year’s festival, while we are here.
Effective communication REQUIRES “wasting” lots of time to establish rapport. (“Getting right to the point” is usually disastrous.)
Life beats down and crushes the soul and art reminds you that you have one.
Never forget who you are, for surely the world won’t. Make it your strength. Then it can never be your weakness. Armor yourself in it, and it will never be used to hurt you. ― George R.R. Martin, A Game of Thrones
I know a real life Meadow Soprano. Kristin Battista-Frazee, a member of my writer’s group and author of Daughter of Pornography. Kristin grew up in a home where Daddy’s pornography distribution
Remember, never enter into contest with a skunk. All you can do about creatures like him is ignore them. You don’t need such people. You should be glad they’re not on your side.