Bouangeun-Kou Lap Paksan (Paksan Rose) I received a phone call from my cousin yesterday morning, it was a pleasant surprise, all the way from Paksan, Laos. I mailed my Aunt some pictures and my cousin called to tell me that her mom received the package. This was the second time that I sent her pictures,… Continue reading My Aunt’s Flooded Rice Paddy in Laos
My relative took us to Vang Vieng Resort to visit Tum Jung. It’s on the other side of this red wooden bridge, and when I saw the flight of steps, I thought it’d be best for us to have lunch first since it was late in the afternoon, and the local restaurant is nearby. The… Continue reading Tum Jung in Vang Vieng
I’ve traveled along curvy roads before, but nothing like Highway 13 along Vang Vieng towards Luang Prabang, just the name tells you something and the many dangerous sharp curves made me even more nervous. We would be traveling for hours, but didn’t get very far, just from this mountain to the next, as the road… Continue reading What Lies Behind This Curvy Road?
When I received my tax newsletter about Farm/Military Tax Relief Acts of 2008, I immediately thought of my neighbor down the road. The email read, Congress Enacts Farm Bill Overriding Bush Veto; The Food, Conservation and Energy Act of 2008, also known as the Farm Bill, has finally been enacted into law. The Senate on… Continue reading Rice Paddy in the US