Who wants to be inside when you have a nice weather like this? I know not me, nor this cat. Wild flowers are everywhere. Bright yellow flowers, my color. I'm sure these are planted with care. My younger sister planted this in memory of our mom. I hope we have more days like this ahead.
I finally had a chance to complete the new section of my garden. The weather was nice and cool, a great day to work in the garden. Lee helped me with her rose garden, we also moved her strawberry plants as well. She still has flowers to plant, we'll try to tackle that in the next… Continue reading Expanding My Garden Update
Country Road [Danoff/Nivert/Denver] - vocals by Youko Honna I have to be extra careful driving during this time of the year, I get easily distracted by the two sides of the road. The Bradford Pear trees are in bloom. And luckily I don't have any allergy, but for some, they can't wait for this season… Continue reading Signs of Spring
I finally got my copy of Ploy Gam Petch Thai Magazine. In their February 2010 issue, Danny Bunyavong graced the center spread with Florence Vanida Faivre. Behind the scene. Images scanned from Ploy Gam Petch Magazine.
This is my contribution to Scott's Assignment 6: Your Hometown. For as long as I can remember we never lived in one place for more than 10 years, at least not in the same house, and I think it's because of my dad that likes to move. I was born in Laos, moved to Thailand… Continue reading My Hometown
The flowers in my front yard start to bloom, many signs of spring in my area, and not to mention allergy. Fall cabbage survive the winter snows. This is too weird, I was just saying the other day how cute this cat look at The Cat Photo contest and then one that looks just like… Continue reading Expanding My Garden
Video by Rafael Amador, shot in the South of Laos during Christmas.
This is a translated article from Koosang Koosom Magazine, written by Maenompeth in Thai Language, translated by Nye. My boyfriend is a musician, he works at a nightclub (refer to as Coffee shop in Thai language) of a Four Star hotel. His gig is to play the piano, sing and turn on a computer karaoke… Continue reading Don’t Take My Stuff
I live in the foothill of North Carolina, and jobs are scarce in our area, to read about more jobs moving on a Friday morning is kind of depressing. But that's not to say that we don't have anything positive to say about here. Scott has a new photo assignment that I hope many of… Continue reading Where I Call Home
I finally had a chance to visit the exhibition, Torn From Home: My Life as a Refugee yesterday with my sisters. The first part of this video is about my family, and the photos of the people that we knew at Nong Kai Refugee camp, some went to Canada, France and the United States. Then… Continue reading The Exhibition, Torn From Home: My Life as a Refugee
I’m very fortunate to have kaffir lime leaves all year round. In the summer it is outside in my garden, and winter, it sits in my dining room. The hourglass-shaped kaffir lime leaves are used in Lao and Thai cuisine for dishes such as Red or Massaman Curry, Haw Moke Gai, Larp (Nom Tok or… Continue reading Potted Kaffir Lime Tree
How ironic, it snowed again yesterday and I can't believe that it's already March. But that was yesterday, here is a video of what is to come.