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Still Beautiful, But Facing a New Challenge

I have blogged about the beauty of Sangklaburi before – sharing photos of the mountains and the rivers close to Thailand’s border with Myanmar.  I had the chance to visit that area again last week as I took our new … Continue reading

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Love Affair with a Mountain

For as long as I can remember (and even longer, I’m sure), the city of Chiang Mai has nestled in the shadows at the foot of Doi Suthep (doh-ee soo-taep). The sun always sets behind the mountain… and yet it … Continue reading

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Homestay in Heaven

The highlight of orientation for our volunteers is a three-day homestay in Fang in the far north of Thailand. This comes after two weeks of orientation to Thailand, Thai food, Thai customs and culture, and at least 20 hours of … Continue reading

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Shade Created from Nature

One of the places that I like to take our new volunteers to see is the Umbrella Village in Bo Sang, outside of Chiang Mai. It is a place where craftsmen have continued the fine tradition of making umbrellas from … Continue reading

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Christmas In Thailand 2012

This is a picture of my best Christmas gift in 2012:  my son, Julian, arriving from the USA via Japan to spend Christmas with me.  Julian was a little 8 lb. 12 oz. gift that God gave to me a … Continue reading

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Stunning Flames

I know I did a post on Flame Trees last year, for they were in bloom when we arrived in Thailand and I was delighted.  OK.  Technically, they are not called Flame Trees.  Their Thai name is “Peacock’s Tail” – … Continue reading

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Showers of Blessing

The New Year’s celebration has begun – and in Thailand, it is always wet!  Last year at this time, Mom and I had just arrived in Thailand and we were staying at the Bangkok Christian Guest House. From past experience, … Continue reading

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Bringing Hope to the Marginalized

This is a post that should have been written a couple of months ago, but I find that time gets away from me now that I am working full-time.  The photos have been waiting for me to make time to … Continue reading

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OD on Orchids

The Rajapruek Royal Park International Floral Festival has been going on since mid-December, but I only dragged myself out there a few days before my sister, Carol, left to go back to her home in Seattle.  In reality, the Festival … Continue reading

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