• TIO SE Asia: Art With A Heart & Summing Up

    3 days ago.

    In Siem Reap, Cambodia and in Luang Prabang, Laos, we encountered a phenomenon Paul Hawken described in a book of the same name as "blessed unrest.” “Blessed Unrest” is the umbrella Hawken hangs over grassroots movements all over the world, comprised of not-so-ordinary individuals and groups…

  • Your Inner Athlete: Coping When Things Are Heading South

    4 days ago.

    Dr. Haley Perlus is a regular presenter at the Telluride WOW Festival. This week, Haley talks about how to cope when things are heading south. In your sport. In life. https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=L7jMbc0sBwg&t=6s About Dr. Haley Perlus: Dr. Haley Perlus is a regular presenter at the Telluride WOW Festival, where…

  • The Short Version: Facebook News

    6 days ago.

    The point of it all is to break down the headlines, the week’s most controversial issues, determine why a particular issue is important to you, and reveal the best arguments on each side of the story. By reading Cleo Abram’s The Short Version,…

  • TIO SE Asia: Ride In The Country Not A Walk In The Park

    1 week ago.

    We had some cloudy mornings in Cambodia and relished the relief from the intense sun when we were out and about. The morning Chhay, our guide, proposed a bike ride among the rice fields dawned cloudy again. Good, so far!…

  • TIO SE Asia: Into Cambodia

    1 week ago.

    Though we had spent four wonderful days in Cambodian waters during our Mekong River cruise, our experience the past  three days made it clear we were only getting a slice of the bounty of Cambodia. Chhay and Sel our guide…

  • The Short Version: The Electoral College

    1 week ago.

    The point of it all is to break down the headlines, the week’s most controversial issues, determine why a particular issue is important to you, and reveal the best arguments on each side of the story. By reading Cleo Abram’s The Short Version,…

  • TIO SE Asia: Dispatch 6, Mekong, Last Days

    2 weeks ago.

    If you’re happy and you know it clap your hands. Stomp your feet. Quack like a duck. Do whatever you like – but emote enthusiastically. While smiling from ear to ear like it’s Christmas. “If you’re happy…etc.” appears to be…

  • TIO SE Asia: Dispatch 5, We Go To School

    2 weeks ago.

    Note: Please remember, the image of our cruiser is a placeholder until we are on dry land - or have more reliable Internet. We have a treasure trove of images that can’t be uploaded right now. They will be posted…

  • TIO SE Asia: Dispatch 3, In Cambodia

    2 weeks ago.

    Editor’s note: Our trip on the Jayavarman, now in Cambodia, includes lavishly decorated palaces and colorful happenings on the water, right now, the Mekong. But you will have to use your mind’s eye to see it all through our words. Internet…

  • TIO SE Asia: Dispatch 2, Good-bye Vietnam, Hello Cambodia

    2 weeks ago.

    Ed. Note: Photos to follow. We are internet constrained, but want to publish this post in a timely fashion. Living the life of luxury on the Mekong River can entail an early get-up: specifically, the tai chi session on the…

  • Tall Tales: "Hand to God,” A Review

    3 weeks ago.

    “Hand to God” now up at Denver’s Curious Theatre Company through December 17, 2016. Tickets here. Our Denver theater critic, award-winning author Mark Stevens, reviews the production. "Hand to God” thrives on the good side of outrageous. It’s juicy and meaty.…

  • TIO SE Asia: Jayavarman, Dispatch, Day 1

    3 weeks ago.

    Tai, a former teacher, switched careers and has worked in the travel/cruise industry for over 10 years. On the hour-and-a-half bus ride from Saigon, ok, Ho Chi Minh City, to My Tho, where we would board our boat, he gave us the requisite…

  • TIO SE Asia: Danang & Hoi An & Saigon Chaser

    3 weeks ago.

    A fisherman gets caught in a storm, but he is rescued by a magical turtle. The turtle gives the young man an egg, telling him that he to guard it well; one day he will know why. When that day comes, when the egg grows…

  • TIO SE Asia: The Dragon & The Watermelon Boat

    3 weeks ago.

    Editor's note: Early in my commercial flying career I had the opportunity to learn to fly seaplanes. I never really improved on that initial training, but I retained enough to appreciate the skills of the pilots flying the Cessna Caravan…

  • TIO SE Asia: Hanoi So Far (So Good)

    3 weeks ago.

      First impressions, as capital cities go, Hanoi is not particularly prepossessing. It lacks the sensual grace of Paris and the raw muscle of New York. On the surface, Hanoi feels more like Athens: in-your-face history, a pile-up of  facts, figures and folklore,…

  • 1 Product, 30 Applications

    1 month ago.

    It may not be the Holy Grail – but it is close. This singular product can do everything from enhance beauty, to help prevent cancer, while cleaning your house. EcoWatch published an article by Helen West of Authority Nutrition about “30 Awesome Ways to…