The Biological Underpinnings of Homosexuality

Existence of homosexuality has always been a matter of great confusion for heterosexuals. Many heterosexuals (I fell into this category in the not-so-distant past) believe that the sexual organ defines the sexual orientation.

This post is to question how it is possible to have different ‘wiring’ for orientation versus organs. This post is not about discussing the role of homosexuality in religion.… [Read more]

Typhoons in China

Growing up in the midwestern region of the United States, I dealt with tornados and floods. Then, spending the majority of my adult life in Florida I dealt with hurricanes and fires. So when the locals told me that a typhoon was on its way, I was thrilled to be able to add this natural disaster to my list.… [Read more]

Maui: An Affair to Remember

I am amazed by how big the ocean is. You stand ashore, and as far as the eye can see is nothing but blue. The depths are equally awe-inspiring. In “shallow” regions, the water can be 600 feet deep; in not-so-shallow waters, it can be 20,000 feet without breaking a sweat. Twenty thousand feet of water…for miles upon miles…as far as the eye can see.… [Read more]