California-based Dave Bartruff is an award-winning photojournalist who has traveled to more than ninety countries.
Column Description: “Faraway places with strange-sounding names” is my middle name. I’d like to introduce myself to you as often as I can.
A collection of reader guest articles, thoughts and opinions by Communities writers and breaking news and information.
Benghazi, the IRS, the AP - Obama had nothing to do with any of them. He knows nothing about them. They're just messy loose ends.
The gun ban movement has always had a problem with statistics: Statistics don’t support their intuition.
After possibly the worst week of the Obama administration, new polls show that the President has escaped relatively unscathed.
"This will not be about parties, this will not be about ideological persuasions. Anybody who has broken the law will be held accountable."
Great discoveries in the world of restaurants and chefs fulfill the quest for delicious food and cooking.
“Right Angles” explores serious subjects, such as the Islamization of the Middle East and delegitimization of Israel, with humor, candor and a twist.
Columns from Voices around the World talking about the events, people, politics and social issues that concern us wherever, and whoever, we are.
Happiness is attainable. Morning to night. I love to teach, deal with folks that have an issue and really wish to tackle it and write.
Television commentary, reviews, news and nonstop DVR catch-up.
Published 4:50 p.m. March 23, 2013
For over 2,000 years Christians from around the world have been drawn to Jerusalem to walk in the footsteps of Jesus Christ.
Published 5:51 p.m. January 13, 2013
Truly we’d found our “pot of gold” on board the Antarctic Dream,
Published 12:38 a.m. December 13, 2012
Joseph and Mary left Nazareth for Bethlehem. Mary who was with child, and close to the birth, rode on a donkey while Joseph walked beside her.
Published 9:06 p.m. November 19, 2012
“Eureka, I have found it!” How else could a California 49er celebrate his long sought-after Crimean treasure that I had marveled for in the pages of books?
Published 2:23 a.m. August 23, 2012
August 22, 1944, at the height of World War II in the Pacific, the Japanese tramp steamer Tsushima Maru sailed out of the port of Naha, Okinawa, a 1,000 miles south of Tokyo.
Published 12:31 p.m. August 6, 2012
As thousand of colorful origami cranes, created in honor of a young girl Sadako Sasaki, who died of leukemia following the bombing, flutter in the wind, so does all our hopes for world peace .
Published 8:15 a.m. October 20, 2011
In the pristine southeast coast of Sweden you come upon a glorious fairytale land. Its name is Crystal Kingdom.