My Son the Farmer

Yesterday, I had the opportunity to bring my son to the Charis Teaching Farm.  We had a great time together, exerted ourselves physically and learned about vermaculture. We started by harvesting morning glory, called Pak Boong in Thai (Pak means vegetable in Thai, so most vegetables are called Pak _______; FYI).  In the States, this is…

Landing in Thailand

The last few days have been a blur as we’ve rushed around making lots of things happen, a very non-Thai way of doing things.  After landing in Chiang Mai, our friend, Cindy, picked us up and drove us home where we are currently staying.  We greeted everybody and had a huge meal, about 24 people in all (our…

The Last Leg

There are three nights left before we leave.  We have stayed at a different place the last two nights and this trend will continue for four more nights until we land in Chiang Mai on June 9.  Tonight, we are honored to stay with our longtime friends, the Barons.  This comes after we finally have…