Home and feeling at home are often on my mind. Bill and I travel a lot, trying to find out as much about the wider world as we can. The best part for me is seeing how people live in other countries—what kind of shelter they inhabit, what they eat, how they treat each other.
Here are some unedited photos from our trip to Vietnam.
Alexis Rankin Popik, author of Kiss Me Over the Garden Gate, is an award-winning short story writer whose work has appeared in The Berkshire Review and Potpourri Magazine. She has penned numerous articles about local history that have been published in Connecticut Explored and the University of Connecticut School of Law and The Hartford Seminary publications. A former union organizer, Popik traveled the country educating shipyard workers about health and safety and founded a labor-management health plan before turning to writing fiction full-time. She lives with her husband in New England.