Category Archives: Travel

Ordinary Life in Thailand, Part 2

Here are some more pictures of ordinary life here in Thailand. There are a lot of ordinary things about cars and trucks here in Thailand. For one, it’s ordinary for trucks to be way overloaded. Usually, if there’s ever a … Continue reading

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Food in Thailand: Old, New, Messy, Amazing

One of the things Thailand is known for is its food. While the most famous dishes are things like Pad Thai, Drunken Noodles, and Pat See Yu, here are some others, including my new favorite ice cream creation! Firstly, here … Continue reading

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A Beautiful Lotus From Mud: Ordinary Life in Thailand

I’ve been living in Thailand for nearly three of the last four years. What perhaps once seemed strange or unusual has now become irrevocably normal. Here’s a spattering of life in Thailand: The small message on a menu of a … Continue reading

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Home and Pilgrimage

“We grow and become both by letting go and holding on, leaving and staying, journeying and abiding—whether we are speaking geographically, socially, intellectually, emotionally, or spiritually. A good life and the cultivation of wisdom require a balance of home and … Continue reading

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