Category Archives: spice of life

Life Plans

I’m a firm believer that a comic can be pithier and deeper than a philosophical quotation or dissertation.    

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What is your new life like?

So, what is life like when you’ve left your native land and begun cultural acclimatizing in a new place?  Instead of writing something deep and pithy, here are shallow reflections on new elements in my life: Seven 11 This should … Continue reading

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Media Bits from Thailand

So what is your life like in Bangkok?  If pictures are worth a thousand words, videos must be worth, like, a million, and so here are a bazillion words about Bangkok: First, videos: Time lapse of walking into the community: … Continue reading

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Saved from Meritocracy

Saved from Meritocracy by Katelin Hansen. A great article on earning, achievement, and the American lie of meritocracy and having earned what you have.

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Impulsive

I regularly get an itch to get a piercing, dye my hair, and, recently, get a tattoo.  I have no idea what triggers this – boredom?  Desire for change?  Latent teenage rebellion? And each time I hear my aunt’s voice … Continue reading

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Drinking too much coffee makes me feel like this:

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I am everyone’s grandma.

It occurred to me that by e-mailing articles and pictures that I read online, I am exactly like the stereotypical grandma who clips articles out of the newspaper and mails them to her children/grandchildren. Not sure if this is a … Continue reading

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