Ok… an interesting experience since I have been here is the fruits not available in the states.  Here are some that I’ve tried (Except Durian). 1. Durian.  Ick Ick Ick.  I am not brave enough to try it, but you can smell it a mile away.  It’s a favorite of the locals (NOT by farang).  2. Jackfruit.  Delicious!! The fruit … Read More

Nearing The End

My time here in Thailand is drawing to a close. I have nine full days left and I know they will zap so quickly, before I know it I’ll be on the long flight back. First, let me show you what we were able to do last week. I went with a few of the coworkers to a waterfall and … Read More

Practical Lessons for Living in Thailand (Part 3)

Number Twenty-one (Yee-siyp et): If you really want to feel Thai, ride three people on one motorcycle.  It’s not too scary actually.  A little uncomfortable, but not too bad! Number Twenty-two (Yee-siyp song): Breakfast?  Pork on a stick and sticky rice! Number Twenty-three (Yee-siyp sam.  Are you getting this pattern yet?):  If you’re smelling something in the market that is … Read More

My Eyes and My Heart

“Mine eye affecteth mine heart because of all the daughters of my city.”  Lamentations 3:51. I wish I could share with you just exactly how much my heart has been affected.  I wish I could share with you the things I have seen, the things I have felt.  I think the only way you can really know is to see … Read More