Monthly Archives: January 2016

Eid and the paramotor man

A visit with a Phanat neighbor. I’ve never been very mechanically inclined, so while the paramotor guy was looking at the grass cutter, I was busy taking Thai lessons from his pet myna. (Translation: “Have you eaten?” “Already finished!”) I … Continue reading

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Vinland, Vinland, Vinland, the Place I Most Want to Be*

*Sung to the tune of “Finland, Finland, Finland” Everybody knows that the most likely site of the Vinland of Viking lore is Newfoundland (makes sense, since the only known Viking settlement in North America was located at L’Anse Aux Meadows). … Continue reading

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Another cat, another blog post

Blogging at I-Din, our favorite coffee shop in Chiang Mai.

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Another Year Older, and Deeper in Doubt

Another new year has arrived, and I’m wondering if this will be the one that finally sees this blog get off the ground. It’s been sitting in the shed for a long time, waiting for the right moment to take … Continue reading

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A doubtful start

The new year started beautifully, but by the time it was over, nothing would be the same.

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Back in Phanat

A few photos of flowers in front of the house.

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My goodbye

In which I make my first public dig at Aung Zaw, who I did manage to corner briefly, until he fled and ran into Eid on the way to his car.

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