For whatever reason, the Republican party in the United States is intent on keeping the U.S. last in health care among the developed world. Reported in the well-respected medical journal, The Lancet, the Healthcare Access and Quality Index rated the U.S. 35th, the bottom of all developed countries. In addition to all the well-developed European […]
Consider this: Peace Prize Winner refuses to suppress ethnic cleansing in her country The Noble Peace Prize Winner in 1991 for her “non-violent struggle for democracy and human rights,” Aung San Suu Kyi, is currently State Counsellor (similar to Prime Minister) of Myanmar, a government that is conducting genocide against the Rohingya, a primarily Muslim […]
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Taking a break from politics, I decided to share some of my adventures with whales and information I learned in the process during our circumnavigation. These next few posts about whales are excerpted from Voice of a Voyage: Rediscovering the World During a Ten-year Circumnavigation. Anchored off Kapa Island in the Vava’u group of the […]
This voyage at sea: had I constructed my own diaspora or had I become a nomad? Rather, I thought I was becoming a wanderer, a voyager meandering around the world. A traveler seemed too separate from the places traveled to. Generally we were heading west, and we had set courses that we followed on passages—there […]