Monthly Archives: May 2011

Grandma in Kata

Grandma is here!! And she’s staying for a month at the coolest hotel in Phuket: Sawasdee Village It’s low season, so this normaly expensive hotel is what you would pay for a motel in the UK or States. The detail … Continue reading

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Love, Loss, and Travel

A week ago, our belongings arrived from Korea; they had been in storage for about 8 months. When we were in Cortona, we had planned to have them shipped there, but plans changed when my better half felt we should … Continue reading

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Backseat parenting: why it has to end

I think I heard a mom say it on Oprah, how parents tend to be hypercritical of other parents. At that time, Kaya was quite small, so I hadn’t seen the full extent to which she meant. Now, several times … Continue reading

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Our roadtrip to The Andaman Club (Myanmar)

So, we just got back from our vacation (ahem…visa run) to The Andaman Club. We drove from our home in Phuket to Ranong, and then took a ferry from the Club’s private pier to the island. The drive was stunning, … Continue reading

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Heavenly Moments….

I’m reading two books that have slapped me in the face with their life-revealing realities. I’ve spent so much of my adult life worrying, trying to meet pressure from society and family as to how to live my life, what … Continue reading

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