Cultural, Lao Tradition, Laos, Thai Tradition, Thailand

Traditional Greeting the Thais and Lao Way

The Thais and Lao culture are very similar when it comes to greeting, instead of shaking hands, we wai (hands in upside down Y) instead.  I’ve had many friends that asked me if Lao or Thai people still wai each other when meet, and I do have to say that when I visited Laos and… Continue reading Traditional Greeting the Thais and Lao Way

Lao Folktales, Laos

Lao Folktales – Xiang Miang Outwits the King

Video by ArnuShawn Translated and description by Nye Noona Narrated by Mr. Akkasith It is not common for subordinates to speak back or outwit their superior in the Lao tradition or amongst Lao people, but in the Lao Folktales, the notorious trickster Xiang Miang was an exception, he was so clever that it was a… Continue reading Lao Folktales – Xiang Miang Outwits the King

My Garden

A Frame and Wooden Trellis for my Small Garden

I’ve decided to use untreated wood for my A Frame, there are treated wood of the same sizes that are not a lot more expensive, but I was concerned for the chemical that they used to soak the wood, I don't feel safe to let the cucumber vines climbing on it.  As for the wood… Continue reading A Frame and Wooden Trellis for my Small Garden

Blogger, My Garden

Cambree Notes, One of the Most Inspiring Blogs

I think my inspiration of me wanting to create a garden in my backyard came from my relative in Thailand, and when I look more into it, I came across a blog that really stood out, Cambreenotes.com, Cambree has so many inspiring ideas about small area garden, and her latest post, Backyard Retreats for Kids… Continue reading Cambree Notes, One of the Most Inspiring Blogs

Dad's Garden, My Garden, Plant

A Wooden, Tripods or Trellises for a Small Garden

It has been raining some lately, that’s a good sign for gardeners since the ground will be softer and easier to dig, I know it’d be for me.  In the last week or so, it appears that we’ve pollen rain, it is especially bad for those with allergy, even though it doesn’t bother me much,… Continue reading A Wooden, Tripods or Trellises for a Small Garden