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Building a House – It Will Cost More Than You Planned For

I have written before on Expats buying land and building in Thailand. I have suggested that renting might be the preferred way to go for a number of reasons. 2,431 more words

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1st Day in Thailand

Today is my first international day and I am feeling very excited to share my story and adventures in Thailand.

After I landed BKK airport from my Qatar Airlines, I just followed everyone to find exit as usual. 2,927 more words

You are What You Wear

When I got to the garden party they all knew my name

But no one recognized me, I didn’t look the same

Rick Nelson & The Stone Canyon Band – Garden Party… 1,723 more words

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Beware the Jabberwock

One of the first articles I ever wrote was titled “Cobras in My Garden” (Bangkok Post, circa 1980). I told the story about finding a couple of monocled and venomous slithery friends who had invaded my garden. 2,204 more words

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A Caring Thai Community

I was playing my PS3 (Not PS4, I’m not at the top of the food chain yet…) in my apartment when I heard a massive thud, and a yelp of pain that suggested someone could have seriously hurt themselves. 88 more words



Since the tiny gentleman joined us, I’ve tried to make it a habit to take evening stroller walks around our neighborhood. The munchkin gets some fresh air and sometimes a relaxing snooze, and I get to stretch my legs. 526 more words

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Friendship and goodbyes: the best and the worst  

I’m leaving Thailand tomorrow, with no return date. And that’s got me caught up in a lot of emotions. Sadness, excitement, joy, fear…the whole gamut. … 371 more words