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Fun at Waterfalls

In Thailand, if you want a good challenge, I recommend asking for your food “pet mah” (extra spicy).  If you’re looking for something interesting and “genuine”, hit up the markets.   735 more words


What's the Big Deal? They're Just Bacteria, Parasites and Skin Avulsions...

When I first set foot on Thai soil, the fear lingering in the back of mind was, “I’m afraid that this experience will change me.” This was kind of silly really, since the whole journey would be pointless if I didn’t gain something from it and find myself somehow strengthened or healthier for it.   635 more words

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Treasures in Jars of Clay

I have always valued strength and the ability to cope with stress and pain in myself and others.  In our family lore, my maiden name, Ross, is synonymous with tough, adventurous, fearless. 795 more words

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The Adventures of Flat Stanley!

“So this is a story all about how

My life got flipped turned upside down

And I’d like to take a minute just sit right back… 377 more words

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Puppies at Education Gateway

I went to see an old friend of mine whose wife owns a school near the University. Towards the end of the night we saw the dog that normally sleeps by the front door. 652 more words

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Living in Thailand and Having Skin in the Game

I have a condition called pityrosorum folliculitis. No it isn’t that Walking Dead viral infection so I don’t believe I’ll turn into a zombie anytime soon, nor is it anything like that terminal disease from Love Story where Ali MacGraw dies in Ryan O’Neal’s arms.  1,275 more words

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Tropical DIY Deodorant

Before leaving for Thailand, my excellent wife found a DIY Deodorant recipe from WellnessMama.com.  The main ingredients were coconut oil, baking soda, arrow root/corn starch and essential oil for aroma. 515 more words

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