Spring highlights

Now that summer has “officially” begun – at least for me – I feel compelled to take a moment and look back on Spring 2017.  I would describe it as a bit of an emotional rollercoaster.  Let me say, that mid-life crisis thing is REAL!  One thing that is contributing to some of the emotional ups and downs is that we are house-hunting which, in my limited experience, seems to bring out both the best and worst, the most positive and negative outlook on life.  In me, at least!  Not that I’m of the mindset that a house “defines” a person, but, oh, maybe that’s a topic for another day. Continue reading “Spring highlights”


Beach time in Southern Thailand

Finally, the LAST chapter of our Thailand/Cambodia trip.  It’s only taken me two months – yikes!  Anyhoo, getting down to business here:


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Off the grid in Chiang Rai, Thailand

Happy Leap Day!

I’ll finish writing about Thailand soon – promise!  But it’s quite fun to revisit photos and relive, through these images, some aspects of the trip, even 2 months after the fact.  From Chiang Mai, we took a bus to Chiang Rai.  It’s not too far of a trip – just a few hours (2-3), and the Green Bus is a good operation.  You do need to make a reservation at least a day before (better if you can make the reservation a few days before) and choose the class that you want and also the seat.  While I didn’t *love* traveling by bus, it was a great way to see the countryside.   Continue reading “Off the grid in Chiang Rai, Thailand”