An American expat from New York and Hawaii, currently in Malaysia for the weather and the many beauties of this country. Primarily a writer (blogger), copyeditor and online teacher these days (teacher - English, literature, theatre, performing arts of Asia), performer. Traveling and living the expat life in various countries in Asia since 2005. Have stayed for extended periods in Japan, the South Pacific (Guam), China, Laos, Thailand. Know Langkawi island pretty well and now exploring Penang in Malaysia. Always happy to meet other travelers and share interests, experiences and knowledge over coffee and meals.
Life motto: "The civilizing forces of arts and cultural understanding are our best tools for waging peace..."