Me, the Great Myanmar Earthquake of 2016, Thai Bordellos, and Facebook Tracking

Did you know about the Myanmar Earthquake of April 13, 2016? Neither did I, until I woke up that morning, and saw on Facebook that there was some question if I was ok.  My Facebook says (accurately) that I am in Chiangmai, Thailand, which is about 500 miles form Mawfalk, Myanmar where the earthquake occurred. … Continue reading Me, the Great Myanmar Earthquake of 2016, Thai Bordellos, and Facebook Tracking

Adventures in Thailand V: Car Repairs

I was finishing up my Thai language lesson last week, when my daughter came in the room with a harried look on her face. “The car won’t start, and we need a translator to talk to the people in the parking lot where we are stuck.” Immediate end to my Thai lesson. The car was … Continue reading Adventures in Thailand V: Car Repairs

Surprises in Thailand IV: Pushing other people’s cars around in the parking lot without asking

We pulled into a big shopping mall here in Chiangmai today on our way to the immigration office. We found a parking place quite quickly which was good, but then I saw something peculiar. Our parking place was a standard issue parallel parking job. But right behind our car was a horizontal parking spot fright … Continue reading Surprises in Thailand IV: Pushing other people’s cars around in the parking lot without asking

Something about doctors and nurses and why they do not like each other so much!

  Want to know what doctors might think of nurses, and vice versa? And how this might effect the rights and privileges between each group? You have to read down to the middle of our article in a recent issue of Palgrave Communications “Are the terms 'socio-economic status' and 'class status' a warped form of … Continue reading Something about doctors and nurses and why they do not like each other so much!

Surprises in Thailand III: Karen Standard Time!

Last weekend, I visited a Karen refugee camp on the western border of Thailand with Myanmar. The invitation was for a graduation at the Kawthoolel Karen Baptist Bible College and Seminary (KKBBCS) in Mae La Refugee camp.   The Baptist Church is very important in Mae La Refugee camp, as well as in the larger Karen … Continue reading Surprises in Thailand III: Karen Standard Time!