I Woke Up to a Shadow in my Hotel Room

He sure as hell wasn’t supposed to be there

Photo by Ron Lach :

Getting hotel rooms in Phnom Penh, Cambodia seemed like a luxury after my husband and I traveled with backpacks throughout Southeast Asia.

Instead of the sweaty, grubby experience of carrying our packs on our backs, with long-sleeved shirts and…



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Debra Groves Harman, MEd

Debra Groves Harman, MEd


Top Writer | published memoirist--Love and Loss in Cambodia | EIC The Narrative Arc & The Wind Phone | retired teacher | naturalist | musician | traveler