Monthly Archives: December 2011

The Northernmost Schools

I was first scheduled to visit the Christian schools of our partner church in Fang and Chiang Rai on September 29th and 30th.  Unfortunately, the Ping River in Chiang Mai decided to explore a region of the city beyond its … Continue reading

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A Special Place

Considering the fact that I have only been here for six months, I am delighted that there is already one place in this town that has found a regular niche in my life: Billy’s Restaurant. Billy’s is a small Italian … Continue reading

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Advent: The Same, but Different

This is my first Advent season in Thailand in forty years – and it caught me by surprise.  There were some things that I expected to see from years past (like stars made of bamboo and colored cellophane with lights … Continue reading

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My Love Affair with Tall Buildings

Yes, I am in love with tall buildings!  Not that I ever want to live in one or even work in one, but I love looking at them, thinking about them, and marveling at the expertise of those who design … Continue reading

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Off With the Old and On With the New!

Whew!  The Thai Competency Exam is behind me now and I have begun work at the Education Ministry as the Coordinator of Christian Volunteers in Thailand – that is, if I have any volunteers to “coordinate.”  So, the first objective … Continue reading

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