Homesick + Sick + Rain + Christmas = Sabbatical Blues

It’s been raining forever. I’ve been sick for a month. I miss my puppy snuggles nearly every second. Tomorrow is Christmas, which means today is Christmas Eve. My father died on Christmas Eve 25 years ago, so maybe this melancholy shouldn’t be a surprise, but man I sure do wish I was having unadulterated fun … More Homesick + Sick + Rain + Christmas = Sabbatical Blues

Sabbatical Day 225: The Temple in the Clouds (Wat Chaloem Phra Kiat)

A few days ago, I saw a post on Facebook (thank you, It’s Better In Thailand page) that showed a video of the most amazing Wat (aka temple) built high on a mountain ridge. Trent saw it and said, “We have to do that!” Yahoo! I love my adventurous hubby so much because I was … More Sabbatical Day 225: The Temple in the Clouds (Wat Chaloem Phra Kiat)

Thai Cooking 101: You are what you roll, Sexy Pepper!

Where to begin…I’m a novice cook at best, and Trent’s specialty is scrambled eggs and bacon, which is awesome don’t get me wrong, so taking a Thai cooking class could have been intimidating for us. Except that three weeks in to our 6 month adventure abroad, we knew that the Thai people are so kind … More Thai Cooking 101: You are what you roll, Sexy Pepper!