Friday’s Faces & Places –Ubud, Bali

Ubud Village women en route to celebration

Ubud Village women en route to celebration

Wouldn’t it be interesting to climb into a time machine and voyage back far enough in time to understand just how certain cultural legacies began. I mean, what event prompted the Vikings to begin sacrificing their own warriors to their gods? Who was the first man (or hey, woman) to sit down by a rock of obsidian and begin chiseling away to make the first arrow sharper than a surgeon’s scalpel? What prompted the first yogi to stand on his head or stick a foot behind his neck? Who was the first guy to say, hey, I’m not wearing this robe anymore, I’m going to invent me…hmmm…I’ll call them trousers.

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FRIDAY’S FACES & PLACES: photos from everywhere, each Friday at this time

Ketut in the street

Ketut in the street

You have to be wealthy to live in Newport Beach, California. It’s an affluent little city with high-end…well…everything. The people who live there do not worry about “keeping up with the Joneses.” They are the Joneses.                          Continue reading