Monthly Archives: April 2014


Noon in Ankara is 5am in Boston.  Ankara is the capital of Turkey. The people were friendly but their English was as good as my Turkish so we talked at each other and tried to pick up nonverbal cues. My

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Indy 500

I’m not a race car fan. In fact, the first I knew of what exactly a race car looked like was at the Hall of Fame Museum at the Indy 500 racetrack. It was there I sat in one of

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Ethiopia, even still

Ethiopia is a place with a lot of subtlety so that I often paused to ask myself, what country am I in?  (The Omo Valley in the southern part is outside the scope of this post.) Ethiopia is the only

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