Prisana Pipatpan finds plenty to appreciate and ponder over as she visits the Plain of Jars and the old Laotian capital of Luang Prabang. This article was first published in The Bangkok Post on April 25, 1993. The moment I arrived at Hualampong Railway Station, I knew I had made a mistake. I stepped […]
A Dogs Way Home
The clock on the dash of my Acura reads 9:25 AM. I turn on Onyx’s All We Got Iz Us album from 1995. The grittiness of their content and voices perfectly fit the bitter weather of early February. The sun is shining and melting the snow that’s plowed to the side by depressed state workers. […]
Your home is your sanctuary and safe place. It’s where you live and where all you belongings are so the last thing you would want is someone to break in. Here are my top five ways to protect your home. 5. Own a dog. A dog will typically bark when someone they don’t know who […]
R.I.P., Linda Gregg. Here are some poems and some quotes from her writing. “[I]t is crucial that a poet see when she or he is not looking—just as she must write when she is not writing. To write just because the poet wants to write is natural, but to learn to see is a blessing. […]
Cleaning a little greener can be hard; there are tons of companies out there promising plant-based cleaning and no added harsh chemicals and eco-friendly everything. But, you don’t need to spend tons of money on fancy cleaning products that will promise you things and not deliver. There are so many easy ways to make your […]
Most the things I’m about to say. You’ve already heard so many times your entire life. Because I knew one day this would have to end. I always knew, I knew it was always too short. Never ever enough time that’s why I’d make you promise over 20 or forever. You had a amazing life […]
With no Saints to honor today, we note that the Vernal Equinox occurs today, which makes today the First Day of Spring. Early Voting for the Louisiana Municipal Primary Election on March 30th continues today. Tonight at sunset we will celebrate the Jewish holiday of Purim.
Spin back with me to Fall 2006 in hip-hop. The butts were smaller and the clothes were baggier. Rick Ross had just released his debut album, Jay-Z was slated to release his comeback album, and Beyonce’s fans hadn’t turned into a disturbing cult.
This evening I came home and Sarah and I had a fancy dinner of grilled cheese and tomato soup. Nancy was at a meeting, and that was about the extent of my culinary energy tonight. Actually, there was almost no culinary energy expended, since Nancy had made the tomato soup on the weekend. During […]
As soon as I pulled the door shut, I knew I had made a huge mistake. But it was already too late – I had locked myself out. My keys, phone, purse, and dog (!!!) were inside, I was outside, and my husband was out of town for the weekend, hundreds of miles away. So […]
I’ve been wanting to write this post for awhile but I’ve been so incredibly busy the past few weeks I haven’t had much time to gather my thoughts. Most of you know I am crazy about my dog, Hosmer. But what most people don’t know is that he has quite literally saved me. Amid the […]
So, I hopped off the plane at Incheon, welcome to the land of Kim chi and K pop. I went to pick up my sim card (which I would HIGHLY recommend you do, mine was from KT and I only got 10 days which I regret; get a month if you can, i will put […]
Title: Complete Series: Eli Carter & The Ghost Hackers – Paranormal Mysteries Books 1 – 3 Author: Angela Pepper Link: https://www.audible.com/pd/Complete-Series-Eli-Carter-The-Ghost-Hackers-Paranormal-Mysteries-Books-1-3-Audiobook/B074Z43RWT Summary Life in a post-apocalyptic city teeming with zombies isn’t easy, but it can still be fun with the right friends by your side. Book one: The Cat Who Went Bump in the Night Eli […]
A Personal Story When my husband and I were in our first years of marriage things were tough. He was in residency and was gone quite a bit at work. When he was home, he was so exhausted he was checked out. I had moved away from everyone I knew, to a new state to […]