In Phnom Penh, I am nothing like Rodney Dangerfield


Rodney, of course.

Many readers will recall how Rodney Dangerfield, the late comedian, was always complaining that he got no respect.

The problem for me here in Cambodia is the endless gestures of respect that I happen to get.  What is the reason for them?

It must be some combination of Continue reading

They say brokers worry only about their wallets

I suppose we brokers have only ourselves to blame for the perception among the general public that we are out only for ourselves.

Yet I confess to feeling dismayed by what I read in a series of comments on the UrbanBaby Web site Consider a few of them, quoted verbatim: Continue reading