Monthly Archives: October 2015

Well, I’ve committed to making 100 kits for the homeless

El Nino is on the way and we are expecting a harsh winter here in Southern California. It is a blessing on one hand, as the past few years have left our land parched. On the other hand, California is … Continue reading

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Monkey Business

These little guys just kept creeping up in my pictures. Hope you don’t mind that I share a sampling with you…

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Myanmar Market

What if you were suddenly dropped down inside a culture quite contrasting to your own? You don’t speak the language, the money is foreign to you, people look and sound different. Everything is colorful, noisy, and fragrant. You see smiling … Continue reading

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Picture of the Day ~ White Temple, Wat Rong Kuhn

Chiang Rai, Thailand ~ More a labor of love, than a money-maker, the artist Chalermchai Kositpipat has used his own funds to create this visual masterpiece. This is a place of worship, but also an artistic creation. Instead of the … Continue reading

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Picture of the Day ~ Wat Phra That Suthon Mongkhon Khiri

This imposing staircase is located in Phrae, Thailand. GRATITUDE MOMENT: Today I am grateful for differences. Each place we have had the pleasure of visiting has opened our eyes to an ever-changing variety of art, culture, food, money, transportation, vegetation, political and … Continue reading

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Faces of the children of Thailand

It has been almost two years since we explored the highlights of Thailand. It is a mystical country with ancient history. Enormous Buddha statues can be found everywhere, mostly sitting, but some of the largest are reclining. Stupas dot the … Continue reading

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Crater Lake National Park

If ever there was a crown jewel for the state of Oregon, it would have to be Crater Lake. Crystal clear deep blue water, towering cliffs, a mysterious island in the shape of a wizards cap, rock formations that mimic … Continue reading

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Final Lap of our Road Trip – Columbia River Gorge

Relaxing in our tiny mountain cabin here in the San Bernardino Mountains of Southern California, I am astounded to find myself another year older, but not necessarily another year wiser. I wish I could reverse that last statement – you … Continue reading

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