Nonfiction

The Spectrum of Life

When my son Preston was two, I began to notice delays in his verbal development.…

Dining Out in Chinatown: Navigating Asian Hate

Chatham Seafood was a bright and welcoming dim sum house with an entrance that was…

Minor League Baseball in Fayetteville
Minor League Baseball in Fayetteville, NC

I grew up in Fayetteville, North Carolina. Fayetteville – sweltering in the sandhills an hour…

The Golden Triangle: The Hall of Opium

In a hilly corner of northern Thailand, among hills-shrouded with low-lying jungle, is the region…

On Missing Hanoi

*This article was first published in Apr-May 2017 edition of World Travel Magazine. Hauntingly beautiful…

Mark Twain on Holy Pilgrimages

Mark Twain’s less known book, The Innocents Abroad (1867) was his bestselling book during his…