Cultural differences between the West and Asia, from the mundane to the divine.
Dr. Sandra Fahy discusses human rights abuses in North Korea, which she’s laid out in her second book, and provides some insight on what this means from our world.
Donna Miscolta and I did an interview after the publication of her first book (Signal 8 Press, 2011), a novel dealing with a Filipino’s immigration to the United Sates and his subsequent family life in Southern California. The interview is available on this website, The Author of When the de la Cruz Family Danced. There’s also an accompanying video. The opening story in her newly released story collection, Hola and Goodbye (Carolina Wren Press, November 2016), recently appeared online in Kweli Journal.“Lupita and the Lone Ranger” depicts a telling event in the life of a Mexican immigrant to California. Click …
This is a story of love, perseverance, courage and faith—an adventure which began when Chris lost his legs above the knee. He and Geri struggled to maintain their active lifestyle, working, traveling, scuba diving, doing martial arts, and moving from Korea to Okinawa.
An American journeys to the Philippines in order to make contact with her father’s culture and those who knew his family.
This is the second half of an interview with a patient who had surgery to remove a large carcinoma from his back in Medical City in the Philippines. We discuss his aftercare by the surgeon, his war with Blue Cross Blue Shield HMO Blue in the US, and medical tourism.
A Filipina married to an American and living in Korea talks about cultural differences between her own culture and her husband’s.
This is a 2014 interview with Dr. Kee Park, a Korean-American neurosurgeon who volunteers to train surgeons in third-world countries: Ethiopia, Nepal, Cambodia, North Korea.
A captain in the US Marine Corps talks about his experience of the relief effort after super-typhoon Yolanda hit the Philippines.
Part two of the memoir (1960-84) deals with the third and fourth trips to Europe, marriage, divorce, graduate school and preparation for teaching in Asia.