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It’s A Restaurant – Not Your Home

It’s A Restaurant – Not Your Home

Last night I am in one of my favorite Thai restaurants.  The restaurant closes at 10:30 PM.  A group of people walk in to be seated and the Hostess informs them, the restaurant will be closing at 10:30 PM.  Wow, the customer asks will you ask us to leave the restaurant at 10:30 PM.  She […]

July 10, 2013 | By More
Sagging Pants. No…Diaper Boys

Sagging Pants. No…Diaper Boys

It has come to my attention and to many who walk the streets of cities around the world, that certain young males –  between the ages of fourteen and into their early twenties –  who have managed to create for themselves an absence of any sensible and orderly way to wear their pants.  Oh, I […]

July 9, 2013 | By More
Trust Issues

Trust Issues

  Human connection is a daily issue we all face, to what degree depends on how desperately we desire it. At the core of any relationship, whether just a friendship or something more, trust has to be established in order for it to progress and evolve into something productive and fruitful. Whether we realize it […]

May 29, 2013 | By More
Ethnocentric Assumptions

Ethnocentric Assumptions

Ethnocentrism is the belief and feeling that one’s own culture is best. This means anthropologists must become totally objective when they apply themselves to their field work taking caution to not impose their own cultural beliefs on to another society’s culture. Anthropologists must be able to adapt and detach themselves when trying to understand another […]

May 15, 2013 | By More
HAITI – SHARING FIRST WORLD PROBLEMS (A Space of Gratitude.)

HAITI – SHARING FIRST WORLD PROBLEMS (A Space of Gratitude.)

Last year I found myself complaining when my phone fell and hit the concrete floor and the glass broke.  I have become annoyed when I leave my phone charger at home and I am at a meeting.  Though this is very important, I realize life is much simpler than we think.  We can live without […]

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Some Like It Hot: The Finnish Sauna Experience: How to Have the Perfect Winter Sauna

Some Like It Hot: The Finnish Sauna Experience: How to Have the Perfect Winter Sauna

Some like it hot, or at least the Finns do. In your mind’s eye picture this – you take your clothes off and step into a bedarkened room. Although the light is dim, you can make out the outline of other naked people sitting on wooden benches. You take a seat among them. A person […]

March 17, 2013 | By More