Event, Food, Pets

Lee’s Eleventh Birthday Party

[vimeo https://vimeo.com/51967381 w=515&h=290] Click here to watch this video on YouTube Lee's Birthday Party was last Saturday.  We had a full house, and of course it was a Lao Birthday party that started before 1 pm, and lasted until 7 pm. Lee turned 11, and I have noticed that she has grown so much this year.… Continue reading Lee’s Eleventh Birthday Party

Food

Kao Mao or Young Sticky Rice Dessert

Click here to watch this video on YouTube We visited Grandma on Sunday and very fortunate that PaNoy and his family also visited and brought some young sticky rice from his garden to make Kao Mao or young sticky rice dessert. His mom separated the young green rice from the mature golden color rice since… Continue reading Kao Mao or Young Sticky Rice Dessert

Buddhism, Community, Food

The Buddhist Lent Day at Wat Greensboro

[vimeo https://vimeo.com/47068916 w=515&h=290] Click here to watch this video on YouTube Sunday August 5, 2012 was the Buddhist Lent Day at our local temple Wat Greensboro. Sunflowers were brought in by a Buddhist worshiper. The Buddhist Lent Day is also known as Kao Punsa, which is the annual three-month Rains Retreat.  This is the time where… Continue reading The Buddhist Lent Day at Wat Greensboro

Food, Pets

Ross’s Graduation Party

I went to Ross's graduation party on Saturday, he recently graduated from the University of North Carolina at Greensboro. I decided to pack light and only brought my 50mm lens, it's great for indoor with low lighting and food photography. The foods were delicious and my only problem was that I have  recently developed food… Continue reading Ross’s Graduation Party

Food, Lifestyles, Travel

Camping at Green Mountain Park on Memorial Weekend

I'm glad I made a reservation early for camping at Green Mountain Park on Memorial Weekend because the place was packed this weekend. We didn't get to camp near the creek this time, which gave us the opportunity to camp in different sections of the campground. They had a spot open when we checked in… Continue reading Camping at Green Mountain Park on Memorial Weekend

Buddhism, Food, Hobby, My Garden, Pets

Favorites Photography – April Photo Hunt

This is my contribution to Karma’s When I Feel Like It Blog’s April Photo Hunt. This month's hunt is to get to know us a little bit better, and she has two objectives in this month’s choice: 1) to give you a creative spark and 2) to find out more about you! Karen is asking… Continue reading Favorites Photography – April Photo Hunt

Buddhism, Community, Cultural, Food

Songkran Day at Wat Greensboro April 15, 2012

Click here to watch this video on YouTube We celebrated Songkran Day at our local temple Wat Greensboro.  We had a good turnout, and the celebration of a Cambodian, Lao Pee Mai, and Thai New Year is more festive this year. Alms giving The food vendors were busy, this one had a long line. This… Continue reading Songkran Day at Wat Greensboro April 15, 2012