Through our travels and lifestyle we have learned the value of drinking tea. One of them is for social reasons. I am writing this post while we are in Taiwan which will become our home in 2015. Traditionally in Taiwan, when a visitor arrives to a home, the host offers tea and snacks. … Continue reading Family Fun Foto: Tea Time in Burma
Last year, Emma and her class, grade 5, year 6, learned about Greek Mythology at school. One of their assignments was to write a descriptive poem after learning about Odysseus. I really enjoyed reading this and thought it was written well. What do you think?
We visited the Aquarium yesterday. M has a holiday on Monday and despite our itch to go somewhere out-of-town, we decided to stay in Chiang Mai. Traveling out-of-town means extra expenses for us. With our plan to return to the US this summer we will inevitably increase our spending- eeeek- in dollars. Therefore, we have … Continue reading Chiang Mai Aquarium
Prior to our move to Thailand in the summer of 2010, we took a road trip from Houston, Texas to Los Angeles, California camping our way through National and State Parks. We had no specific plans really other than that we wanted to arrive in Los Angeles to get on our plane to Thailand. We … Continue reading Family Fun Foto: Mesa Verde National Park (World Heritage Site)
The "Families on the Move" community of Mummy bloggers are responding to " Take Your Child to Work Day!" Before going further with this post, I want to make it clear that we're not suggesting that every parent out there needs to do what we do. We are saying this is our lifestyle and we … Continue reading The World is Our Playground and Our Classroom!
At the end of January, I went to the Akha Village up in the mountain near Chiang Rai. I think I was the first kid to go on these kind of journeys to the Akha Village. We took a yellow truck, then another pick-up truck that took us all the way up the mountain. We … Continue reading M’s Akha Ama Coffee Journey
I am writing this post at 3:30 am in my guesthouse in Luang Prabang, Lao (a world heritage town). As a Buddhist and a mother, I'm feeling anxious to participate in the alms giving ceremony and ritual with M in less than three-hours. This is a ritual I grew up witnessing and participated as a … Continue reading Alms Offering: A Buddhist Ritual