Covid Coop-Up Talitha McMahon

I am nine, almost 10. People are scared of catching Covid-19, so we are social distancing ourselves by staying home and staying 6ft away from people outside our families.  This means that businesses are not open and are losing money, so people are also worried about losing thier jobs. My dad is a nurse, so…

What It’s Like to Be in Thailand

*This is a guest post from our six year old daughter.  After I wrote our last post, she wanted to write one of her own.  Enjoy this little slice of our life in Thailand through the eyes of a child. We like to do a lot in Thailand, and I am having a lot of…

Orange Ginger Chicken Patties

Beef is hard to come by at a reasonable price in Thailand, so sometimes you have to get creative when you want to replicate American food.  Shannon was looking for a recipe that used ground chicken in a paleo recipe book.  We didn’t have all the ingredients, so I just made this one up instead….

You Eat What You Pay For

We recently read an article about the economics of family farms in the U.S. One result of our journey towards Thailand is a more acute awareness of how each decision that we make impacts someone else achieving their own good life.  This plays out in many areas, but what has been on our minds most…

My Garden

Many of my friends at work and church know that I have a garden and have been producing vegetables for the past couple years. I get questions about what I’m growing and how the season is going from time to time, so I figured: what better place to discuss this passion of mine?  Afterall, this…