Today my puppy started to shed her fur. Roughly a week before the Dry Season last year, my puppy started to shed her fur as well. Maybe that is the indication that the Rainy Season is finally over. Yesterday was the first day in a long time that it did not rain. It was quite […]
Monthly Archives: October 2007
Just want to pass on a new Saigon Blogger link. Pho is written by Anna, a Vietnamese American residing in Bien Hoa outside of Ho Chi Minh City. She was present at last week’s blogger meeting. http://www.culaopho.blogspot.com/ Related posts: No related posts.
Another one for Mel (Antidote to Burnout). This house is being re-constructed on my alleyway. It is one of those corner houses. I remember what it looked like before and the change is amazing. Nice architecture but I guess I should leave the comments up to the real professional house lookers such as Mel. (This […]
This has been one of the wettest rainy seasons during my three and a half years in Vietnam. It does not want to end. Mel predicted the end of the rainy season 19 days ago due to the shifting winds. Unfortunately, the rain just does not want to let up (charvey seems to like the […]
As with my last post, I found some other funny pictures from Central Asia. From May, 1997, until July, 1999, I was a U.S. Peace Corps Volunteer in Kazakhstan. Life in Kazakhstan was very interesting and people are surprised when I tell them that I really miss the region. If I had not come to […]
I was searching through my old backups I brought from the US yesterday. I was surprised that I scanned a picture of the greeting card Alecya, a cute intern I worked with the American Councils of for International Education in Bishkek, Kyrgyzstan, back in 1999. I remember this day very well. September 29, 1999. On […]
I just finished watching the film, “The Rebel (Dong Mau Anh Hung)“. The Rebel is a nice Hong Kong-like action film taking place in 1922 Vietnam when the French still controlled Indochina. If you like Vietnamese love stories with a lot of action, this is one to watch. The Plot (From Wikipedia): Vietnam in 1922 […]