China: Her Majestic Waterfalls and My Journey to Tibet

China: Her Majestic Waterfalls and My Journey to Tibet     Originally published June 7, 2016   The Yellow River Waterfalls JIUZHAUGOU WATERFALL   Sitting with my friend my Han city brother warming ourselves slurping old Pu’er gentle steady spring rain fresh cool air thru the open window the world …

The Village Gate

The Village Gate   Originally published March 25, 2016 The Red Gate Gallery Open Studio Night was held on February 20th  and showcased all of the international artists work. Art Brokers In John’s Studio at the Red Gate Gallery John and fellow Artist Stefan Hoffmann Caochangdi International Art Village Passing by the …

China Continued

China Continued   Originally published February 12, 2016 A horse at the trough I bend over my soup bowl Manners and sounds not fit for human company There are moments when memories of a childhood friend flood my heart Rejoicing the summer days and blue skies exuberant in our freedoms …

China: Chinese Medicine

China: Chinese Medicine   Originally published January 12, 2016  Dr. Ho Shixiu, at 85, A Naxi Herbalist   Dr. Lobsang Samten, a 40 year old Tibetan Herbalist Doctor in Shangri-la China   His Herb Room   Dr. Duan Hong Guang, the 99 year young Chinese Herbalist who now has the …

China: Month 1

China: Month 1   Originally published January 12, 2016 It has been years since writing here. Writing belongs to the road as much as the correct shoes, the ones you can count on day after day. The shoes that fit, can take the beating and be there again the next …