On my first day in Bangkok, I decided I would take a walk down the road to see a little bit of what the area looks like. I walked past houses, stores, food vendors, kids playing in the streets… Every once in awhile, I would hear a “hello! Hellohello! Hello!” and I would turn to… Continue reading Strange Men…
I arrived in Thailand on a Friday night. I slept through the night, and when I awoke, I went to eat breakfast at the mission home that I was staying in (a kind of motel for missionaries in the area). I sat down to eat with 2 missionary women, both of whom have children. As… Continue reading TCK talk
I’m sitting in my room…air-conditioning on, plus a separate fan set to the highest level. As soon as I open my door to the hallway, I will cross instantly from the cool crisp air of my room to the hot, thick, humid air of Thailand. It’s 31.3 C (89.3 F) outside with relative humidity of… Continue reading So…how’s the weather?
*written June 12th..I have since arrived in Bangkok and have spent the past 2 days here. * Dear readers,According to the computer screen on the back of the seat, I am at an altitude of 36,998 Km and traveling 914 Km/H. The computer even informs me that it is -38 outside, in case I feel like… Continue reading Bon Voyage
I hate goodbyes. I know... everyone says it, but I think this is the first time I realized how AWFUL saying goodbye is. Usually, I'm saying goodbye to a friend going on a month vacation, or my dad when he goes on a business trip for a couple weeks, or my family when I left… Continue reading Goodbyes are the WORST!!!
http://www.utahpeoplespost.com/2014/05/american-kids-safe-on-their-soil-says-study/I may have mentioned before that I worked retail in a certain popular old country store/restaurant. Every Spring, the store sets up a large display of fantastically patriotic red, white, and blue items in preparation for the 4th of July. There are several variations of American flags on shirts, scarves, mugs, earrings, necklaces, toys, etc.… Continue reading Patriots of the World