Monkey Palooza!

January 12, 2013 in Asia, Belize, Guatemala, Inspiration, Malaysia, North America, Thailand, Travelogue

We’ve been talking a lot about our monkey experiences this month. The kids have been laughing and retelling a lot of great experiences over our travels. We thought that some […]

Christmas Letter 2012: A Year In Review

December 20, 2012 in Asia, Malaysia, Travelogue

Since I’m not sending a paper Christmas letter this year, I thought I’d post it to the blog. For the folks who are used to getting an envelope in the […]

Singapore: Photo Essay, Day 1

December 8, 2012 in Asia, Singapore, Travelogue

Leaving Thailand, arriving in Singapore… in which I am awed by a mall for the first time in my life (normally, malls do not hold my attention… clearly, I’d just […]

Thailand Top Ten

December 3, 2012 in Asia, blog, Thailand, Travelogue

It’s hard to believe that we’re leaving Thailand in five short days. We arrived almost seven months ago and the time has flown.   There are so many things we’ve come […]

Loi Krathong- Floating Lights Festival, Nai Yang

November 28, 2012 in Asia, blog, Thailand, Travelogue

The krathong were flickering stars on a liquid ebony sky, as if the whole world had been turned upside down and the thunderheads leant rolling waves to the inky sky-scape. […]

American Thanksgiving: 22 Things We Are Thankful For

November 21, 2012 in Asia, Thailand, Travelogue

We celebrate Thanksgiving a lot Twice a year, at least, as a bi-national family, but we work to cultivate gratefulness in every day life too. As I finish up this […]

Chieow Laan Lake & Khao Sok National Park, Thailand

November 18, 2012 in Asia, blog, Thailand, Travelogue

A jungle night is not quiet. The grey dawn was a rude awakening after a night of laying, late, beneath an ebony sky, drowning in the silver specks that pepper […]

Travel With Young Kids Is Not A Waste!

November 15, 2012 in Asia, blog, Education, Inspiration, Thailand, Travelogue

Last night I made beef stroganoff over rice, with a side of lemony snake beans, crusty bread, salad and kiwi for dessert. This was a banner meal for us in […]

What To Do With Kids On A Plane

November 13, 2012 in Asia, Inspiration, Thailand

We sat long on the beach last night, sipping beers with a few traveling friends, while the kids played in the water as it turned from sapphire blue to inky […]

Snorkeling Trip, Nai Yang: A Photo Essay

November 11, 2012 in Asia, Snorkeling, Thailand, Travelogue

I learned to snorkel in the Sea of Cortez the winter I was eight. My first attempt included becoming terrified of a sting ray, screaming my head off through my […]