November 4, 2019

I am visually disabled. My left eye didn’t make it after a surgery last year to correct retinal detachment. It can only sense faint movements and some light. Fortunately, a similar operation five years ago saved my right eye, so it is my one remainin...

November 3, 2019

 “Everything I learned about food I learned from a woman. It started with my grandmother’s hands, which touched everything I ate as a child. They were frail, wrinkled and clenched with the muscle memory of a lifetime of cooking,” wrote Brooklyn-born...

November 3, 2019

Guam’s own, Patrick Hogan made his long-awaited  homecoming to participate in the Guam International Film Festival (GIFF) to showcase his short film “Virtually,” a sci-fi romantic story.

Hogan got into filming when he was growing up on Guam. He h...

November 2, 2019

Portland, Maine—In 1990 I enjoyed my first cruise aboard the QE2 (Cunard ship Queen Elizabeth II). What a classic ship and what a great on-board culture the British Cunard Line had developed. Some of my fondest memories come from that cruise with Elm...

October 3, 2019

Portland, Maine — In last month’s column about legendary physicians, I was reminded about the talents of Dr. Jorge Garcia, heart surgeon extraordinaire. This resulted in my remembering his involvement in an unusual set of circumstances, which is the...

September 30, 2019

Manila— Ernest Hemingway was said to have spent time in coffee shops writing. I read up somewhere his story about how he went to a pleasant and warm coffee shop, ordered a cafe au lait and started writing after he took out a notebook and pen from his...

Humanities Guåhan has announced its fourth Eat Your Heritage food democracy tour, Fiestan Salu Salo: Celebrating the Flavors of Guam and the Philippines.

The tour, which runs from Sept. 30 to Oct. 5, highlights Guam’s important relationship with the P...

September 6, 2019

 Manila— At the start of the millennium, I had the chance to work overseas in an international organization. I was chauffeured around in a diplomatic car when I attended functions representing my office. And since it was a workplace that required sma...

September 1, 2019

 Portland, Maine — Recently I got a phone call from my personal physician, Myron Krueger of Brunswick, Maine, who wanted to let me know that he was retiring. This was a surprising call as I never thought about the possibility that he could retire. My...

August 2, 2019

 Manila— I spent my birthday with a trip to one of my favorite places in the world. I was not celebrating a milestone birthday. I was just on a breather, a respite from stress – that ever-present strain of day-to-day life.

  

 I realized during th...

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