Waking Up With Cozumel

I like to watch a town come to life. It begins Cozumel around 5:30 am and it starts slow. A hotel sees of a pilot in the dark and another car goes by 2 or 3 minutes later. Around 6 am a man in an unrecognizable uniform that has orange reflective bands pushes a large…

Anyone Can Be Anyone (The Coati Raccoon Mantra)

Are you the same as you were? How far back do you have to look in your history to find a version of yourself that should have a different name than you? I vacillate between a person who’s trying to be a better me and person who acts as if he has never heard of…

Vegan Breakfast in Jamaica

Whoops! I ended up at an all inclusive resort in Jamaica… Don’t tell my pregnant wife.  What do I do with my sugar free vegan diet? Throw it out the window and have some rum and jerk chicken? I could but then I will not feel physically as good during my time here and may…

Happy Easter Mom and Pop

I wonder if breakfast places mean the same thing to other cultures. They must right? By other cultures I mean cultures very different from American or western cultures. Eastern, Middle Eastern, or indigenous people.  Did Confusious ever say “He who sits at counter gets fresh coffe.” ? Picture a group of bronzed native people huddled…