Bangkok – The Big City with a Big Heart

Bangkok – The Big City with a Big Heart

Bangkok Thailand will surprise you.   The hustle and bustle of a huge city with modern skyscrapers, high end malls, and brand new Toyota taxi’s  happily coexists with Buddhist temples, monks, a revered monarchy and ancient tradition.   Not far out of town, you...
Unexpected Things About Thailand

Unexpected Things About Thailand

We never thought about going to Thailand until our son met and became engaged to a lovely young Thai woman and the wedding was to be held in her home town of Udon Thani.   So Thailand rose to the top of the travel bucket list and four family members and the groom...
Cataract Surgery – The Eyes Have It!

Cataract Surgery – The Eyes Have It!

About a year ago, my eye doctor said it was time for cataract surgery.   “So,” I asked, “what is involved in that?”   She told me they give me a shot in the eyeball, cut it open, take out the old lens and put in a new one.   I’m thinking...
Ten Reasons To Have a Fresh Cut Christmas Tree!

Ten Reasons To Have a Fresh Cut Christmas Tree!

Are you considering the choices in buying an artificial Christmas tree?   Newer trees can look very real!   You can get them in any size, shape, profile and color.   However, they don’t come cheap!   After ages of pondering fresh or artificial trees, here are...
Stay a while in Exeter New Hampshire

Stay a while in Exeter New Hampshire

One of the first settled towns in America, Exeter, New Hampshire just exudes history.   Founded in 1638 (just 18 years after the Mayflower), Exeter sits on the river of the same name where the Native American’s fished the falls.  The Reverend John Wheelwright...