Have you ever stood in line for a hug? For four hours? I did last Thursday, and it was exquisite! What a week it has been–First a visit with Amma, the hugging saint from India, and then to return home and find NSAs and the Obama administrations dirty laundry spread out all over the internet and news media by a brave young patriot named Edward Snowden. Evidence of a paradigm shift in the making? Read on!
I recently posted an article about the ugly American syndrome, and the ugly American self-test. It has been one of the most popular articles on our blog and has received wide attention. Last week, Linda and i did an interview with Ashley Rogers and Michael Blanchard on OverSeasRadio network on […]
Have you ever considered that moving to Ecuador may be a revolutionary act? It can be if you choose to be part of the solution instead of part of the problem. In the last View from the Roof, I talked about a pivotal book in my life entitled, “The Ugly American”.
As many of you know, Linda and I have decided to make an extended visit to the U.S. This has necessitated many changes in all areas of our lives. Kind of like when you get a new sofa and then realize that the rest of the furniture no longer […]
A View From the Roof: The Ugly American is Back in Ecuador–Are You One of Them? Take the Self-Test and See
I have always loved to read, but only a few books have left lasting impressions. These books to a certain extent have defined my character. I read one of them, “The Ugly American,” just as I entered high school in the early ’60s. Published by William J. Lederer and Eugene […]