Posts Tagged ‘Sue’

Getting There is Half the Fun

January 2nd, 2011 1 comment

Sue and I enjoy river breezes on deck on the river ferry Yamone Aung. In Myanmar, getting there is half the fun, whether on their hand crafted roads or on the river. Especially the river. Even though Thingangon was a major village (it even shows on Google maps, but in the wrong place) it was [...]

Leaving Nang Rong

February 27th, 2010 No comments

Buddhist ordination parade late this morning. Morning market building behind. It’s time for us to leave Nang Rong. There are already some hot days in late February this time, although there are number of cool ones as well. A few things have happened. Regarding restaurants and chain stores, it appears the local KFC may make [...]

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Presentation to the Monks

November 7th, 2009 1 comment

What we do with many of the books we bring in is give them to the Buddhist monks. I’m not sure whether we make any merit in the Buddhist sense, but many temples in Myanmar have libraries that house our books and are used by their communities. The monks also distribute the books to these [...]

Opportunity Foundations in Costco Connections

July 23rd, 2009 No comments

A brief article about both Opportunity Foundation Thailand and a sister organization, Opportunity Foundation India, appeared in the July issue of Costco Connections. This magazine is published monthly and mailed to many of the members of the Costco discount store chain in the United States. Other members pick up the  magazine when shopping at Costco. [...]

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