The Present Perfect


The scene: 8:00am at a noodle stand with a view of the temples of Angkor Wat. A big steaming bowl of noodle soup in front of me and the anticipation of finally seeing the temples up close. Enter a young Cambodian boy, maybe 11 or 12 years old. Boy: Where are you from? Me: California. Boy: Oooh, the capital Sacramento. Me: Yes! I’m from Sacramento! Boy: That means U.S.A. Obama. Me: Yes,… Read More