Archive for September, 2009


September 27th, 2009 2 comments

Sue and I are getting ready to leave October 6th for Thailand. We have done this enough that it is pretty easy for us now, but I did call our county health department, where we get most our vaccinations, to see if we were up to date. Everything was OK with nothing to do this [...]

The Rice Bigot

September 18th, 2009 2 comments

Well, I finally visited a local Thai restaurant. That is not unusual in Nang Rong, where virtually all restaurants are Thai restaurants. In this case, however, I was in North Idaho in the U.S. where Sue and I spend summer. A Thai restaurant opened its doors here a year ago. My daughter in law Add, [...]

International Adoptions: The Worst Yet

September 13th, 2009 1 comment

The CNN news story today about Guatemala is the worst adoption abuse I have yet seen. International adoption can be great for a child with few other options, but the temptation for some to abuse this system is so great A local adoption occurs when a child of Thais that is adopted within Thailand usually to [...]