Monthly Archives: January 2012

A Day in Bangkok

The day was not as I planned.  In fact my plan was to wake up early and go to the Grand Palace and Wat Phra Kaew, one of the must sees in Bangkok. Everyone who visits Bangkok goes there. But … Continue reading

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Pi Nan and Mindful Farm

When Hank was in first grade, his class had some pen pals near Chiang Mai, Thailand.  They were kids from a small village attending a small school.  The school was run by a monk named Chinnaworn.  Our kids would send … Continue reading

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Just before we arrived in the southern Indian state of Kerala I finished reading the book The God of Small Things.  From this story I learned about Kathakali, a form of dance-drama based on the ancient Indian stories of Rama and … Continue reading

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