Category Archives: GREEN

The Perfect State

Photo Credit: Classical Numismatic Group, Inc. http://www.cngcoins.com One time I was having a lesson with one of my Japanese students and during our discussion he was complaining about corruption in his country.  The whole time I was thinking, “If he … Continue reading

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Individuals: Saint Francis (of Assisi)

Photo Credit: Waterborough For some reason, there was a comic book about St. Francis lying around the house when I was a boy.  That’s how I learned about him. His life was memorable for me because he went off to … Continue reading

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Drive | Ride

Video Credit: Stephen Cuyos I felt I had to write about scenic drives and rides because when I started living in the province of Batangas in the Philippines some years ago, I could finally say that what I saw along … Continue reading

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Taipei 101

Photo Credit: Peellden Even though Taipei 101 was the tallest building in the world for only 6 years, from 2004-2010, it is still especially iconic.  I like that the design is supposed to resemble bamboo, an icon of Oriental culture … Continue reading

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River

The rivers in the area of the provincial capital city of Chengdu in China have been a boon since 250 B.C.  My attention was drawn to the city after watching the Travel Channel’s Samantha Brown: Passport to China. I just … Continue reading

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Green Revolution

Photo Credit: The Yorck Project: 10.000 Meisterwerke der Malerei. DVD-ROM, 2002. ISBN 3936122202. Distributed by DIRECTMEDIA Publishing GmbH. Although the Green Revolution refers to agriculture, for me it encompasses the environment as well. But for this post, I do want … Continue reading

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Island Life

My Photo: Island Life lotion on my shells from Capul Island During summer break between junior and senior year of high school, I had the opportunity to go on an ‘adventure camp’ with other high schoolers to an island in … Continue reading

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