I can't say that Halloween was the same as when I was a kid, I guess it was because I grew up in the city, not knowing much about Halloween and had never gone trick or treating. In fact, Halloween was something that I didn't look forward to, I dreaded going to school on that… Continue reading Halloween
This is a translated article from Koosang Koosom Magazine, written by Marood/Din Dang in Thai Language, translated by Nye. In 1992 (Thai year 2535) I was working as an Ambulance Driver at one of the local hospitals in the Northern part of the Issan region. My job was to pick-up and drop-off patients, and sometimes… Continue reading Give Me Back My Stuff!
Old tricks but definitely a treat for Halloween 🙂 A game of TIC TAC TOE Can you spot the difference? Don't drive a car on Friday the 13th (from K's post)
One of the biggest problems that I had last year and the year before was the leaves in my fishpond, so I had to come up with a way to prevent them from falling in there. A soft net seems to do the trick here, I covered the pond last weekend and it's catching many… Continue reading Falling Leaves
Lee wanted the biggest pumpkin that they had at the pumpkin patch, but it was too expensive and heavy to carry. And when she got home, Bo helped her carve the Jack-O'-Lantern, this photo was taken with Bo's iPhone, she was sitting on the dining room table hard at work.
We finally got to visit the Foothills Corn Maze yesterday afternoon. Many rules to follow. Matthew and Lee didn't know which way to turn, so they decided to take turns in choosing direction, I just followed. Then we had to answer the trivial questions, our first trivial question was, What US state produces the most… Continue reading Got Lost in the Corn Maze
At Lee's birthday party last Saturday, I wanted to make the Purple Sticky Rice with Coconut and Mango but couldn't find a ripe mango anywhere, apparently it's not in season. Then my second sister told me that she remembered eating it with ice cream topping in Kamphaeng Phet Thailand when she was younger, and this seems… Continue reading Purple Sticky Rice with Coconut and Ice Cream Topping
This is a translated article from Koosang Koosom Magazine, written by Sigarn from Phayao in Thai Language, translated by Nye. In April 2002 (Thai year 2545) my mom and I went vacationing in Phuket and we stayed with my mom’s relatives, which she asked me to call them Khun Tar (grandpa) and Khun Yai (grandma). … Continue reading The Ghost Strangler
I hope that the introduction post of May the Force be With You will give you a little insight that Animistic beliefs are still widely practiced in Laos. As for our neighboring country Thailand, they also share this belief because Buddhism in Thailand is also closely tied to animist beliefs and belief in ancestral spirits. … Continue reading Be Careful if You Asked for a Child From a Sacred Place
Lee's birthday party was on Saturday, another year older but I don't know if wiser. By next year, I'm afraid she might be taller than some of her adult guests.
I'm happy to announce my sister's online store, Bee's Design and Finds. Bee’s Design and Finds offers handcrafted pillows featuring unique designs, wall mirrors, upholstered items and furniture, which includes leather sofas showing here. These leather western pillows are handcrafted from the finest materials. Beautiful leather/cowhide with hair western design pillows. Beautiful needlepoint/fabric combo pillow.… Continue reading Bee’s Design and Finds
When I read about a photo assignment at Scott Thomas Photography of the topic Water, I immediately thought of the two colors river in Laos. Scott said that “Water is unique in that it can be a solid, a liquid and a gas. Water moves, stands still, creates and destroys,” this is so true. As… Continue reading Water: The Two Colors River