Daily Archives: Thursday, April 7, 2011

Songkran 2011

Folks in Thailand are preparing for Songkran, the festival marking the Thai New Year. Celebrated nationwide, the most famous of the Songkran celebrations takes place in Chiangmai, the city where I will be stationed in the future. It is a festival that I … Continue reading

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A Glimpse Into Expectations

I recognize that I am afforded a measure of respect in this country that comes from riding on the coattails of my parents who are still remembered with warmth and affection in this country.  Everyone is assuming that the acorn … Continue reading

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