Book, Community, Event

Rules-Cynthia Lord Book Signing

Lee went to Cynthia Lord's book signing at Lenoir Rhyne University for the Little Reader program on April 13, 2013. She was so excited to finally meet the author, and this is the second book signing that she has gone to at LR. A stage play of Rules by LR student. The little readers on… Continue reading Rules-Cynthia Lord Book Signing

Book, Lao Folktales

Kickstarter: Lao Children’s Book: Xieng Mieng Adventures

This is an update on the project, if you have not made a pledge you still have time, February 28, 2013 will be the last day.  Most people think of a pledge as giving or donating monies, but in this case you are preordering the book through Amazon.com.  Once you make a pledge, choose your… Continue reading Kickstarter: Lao Children’s Book: Xieng Mieng Adventures

Book, Ghost story, Lao Folktales, Thai Folktales

Lao Folktales: Phi Kongkoi, the Ghost Named Kongkoi

I’ve been searching for Lao folktales, and was told by a friend about SEAsite Laos website that have a good collection of Lao folktales.  Then I found a book called Lao Folktales by Wajuppa Tossa with Kongdeuane Nettavong, edited by Margaret Read MacDonald.  It’s in hardcover and has some of the great stories that my… Continue reading Lao Folktales: Phi Kongkoi, the Ghost Named Kongkoi

Art, Book, Buddhism

Siamese Temple Painting called The Temiya Jataka from Wat Yai Intharam

After my oldest sister found out that I want to write about Buddhism, she gave me a book called Ten Lives of The Buddha, Siamese Temple Paintings and Jataka Tales by Elizabeth Wray, Clare Rosenfield, and Dorothy Bailey, with photographs by Joe D. Wray. The photos are beautiful and below is called The Temiya Jataka… Continue reading Siamese Temple Painting called The Temiya Jataka from Wat Yai Intharam