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Choosing Joy and Lessons from the Universe

Choosing Joy and Lessons from the Universe

The universe has been trying to teach me a life lesson lately: Being happy is my choice when things aren’t going my way. This isn’t a new lesson, I’ve been learning it for at least 30 odd years, but lately it just seems to be smacking me in the face. Sitting by a fireplace with… more…

lessons from a bangkok bus ::

lessons from a bangkok bus ::

Picking the first of 100 travel stories to share wasn’t hard. Starting at the beginning with the story of my first passport stamp made sense.  But what story to tell second? I’m not much of a person for order and chronology, so lets skip ahead a few years to Thailand in 1997 for travel story… more…

bkk embers ::

Things in Bangkok seem to be getting back to normal.  While I’ve finally come to understand that one never can be sure what is going on in the mind of a khon Thai, the land of smiles looks like it is getting back to smiling and it’s way of mai pen rai.  At least if… more…

backwards to bangkok beginnings ::

Krueng Thep- the city of angels.  It was October of 1998 when I had last seen her skyline from an EVA Airways plane flying me back to America for my 25th birthday and my best friends wedding.   Now, nearly 11 years to the day I’m walking down the familiar streets of a crazy city that… more…