Andy Engelson is a writer and editor who lives in Hanoi, Vietnam. He's currently working on a historical novel set in the Northwest United States during World War II. He's also a freelance writer, essayist and member of the Hanoi Writer's Collective. In a former life, he edited Washington Trails magazine for six years and before that was freelance journalist. He likes to hike, travel, and play with his family.
It is quite true what philosophy says: that life must be understood backwards. But then one forgets the other principle: that it must be lived forwards. — Soren Kierkegaard, Journals