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Altared States

Word count 787                                    A few days after my wife Celestine died suddenly from encephalitis, I got a phone call that I suspected was some form of condolence.  I had not recovered enough to talk to anyone, but the caller ID – Jellane Jefferson - shocked … Continue reading Altared States


 Word count 2989 I had been working in the University of the Filipinas anthropology department for several years, when I got the break of my career.  I was awarded a decent sized grant to study of the elusive Chupa people in the mountains of Luzon.  … Continue reading Licorice