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    Coming Soon!

    Faith – a Science Fiction Love Story – is complete. I am very grateful to my dozens of friends who have read early drafts, giving me hundreds of ideas to […]

  • Desert Vacation…6 National Parks

    Wednesday, June 27, 2012 One more time down the I-5, boring when the rainclouds hide the volcanos, but full of anticipation for the Giant Road Trip to the Desert ahead. […]

  • China 2011

    Thursday, February 10, 2011 Sunday Jan 16 Airplane Thoughts I like the time warps of air travel. Sunday lasted about 12 hours for me this week; I set my watch […]

  • Greece 2011

    Sunday, June 26, 2011 My last trip was to Maui, very American, a few words of Hawaiian sprinkled around. Before that I went to China, inundated by the dialects, sprinkled […]

  • Foggy Dunes, Giant Trees, Sunny Volcanoes

    Monday, August 23, 2010 Olympia to the Redwoods Two weeks without a computer, without thinking about MDA, without my routines, without my car, without my mobile, without the Internet. For […]

  • Vietnam and Hong Kong, April 2009

    Tuesday, April 28, 2009 Hong Kong – Hanoi – Halong Bay, April 2009Sunday Evening, April 12 We took sleeping pills for a long nap Sunday afternoon, but they took a long […]

  • Ein Karem and Mount Tabor

    Tuesday, March 3, 2009 The peak was not the crusader fort on Mount Tabor at sunset. No, the peak moment that weekend was gut-wrenching… laughing so hard our ribs hurt, […]

  • The Dead Sea

    Sunday, November 2, 2008 I was driving down the hill from Jerusalem along 4-lane Highway 1 when a camel appeared, plodding along the dusty side of the road, yanked on […]

  • Jericho

    Sunday, November 2, 2008 The sun was starting to bake the Dead Sea pretty deeply as Rob and I stumbled down the last steps of the Snake Trail down from […]

  • Golan Heights, May 2008

    Sunday, June 8, 2008 Went for a road trip round the Northern quarter of Israel last Saturday. From Tel Aviv we took the freeway up to Haifa, made our little […]

  • Tel Aviv, May 2008

    Sunday, June 8, 2008 Machine guns dangle at their hips. Almost every girl and boy in Israel joins the army for a year or two, right after high school, working for […]