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 nice. I think we all are now tired of the rain. I have this strange feeling that it will be a … [Read more...] about End of the Rainy Season?
Archives for 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/ … [Read more...] about Another Saigon Blogger (Pho by Anna)
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 house used to be an outside coffee shop) (I love the … [Read more...] about A nice Vietnamese House
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 cool weather it brings though). Normally, the end of the rainy season you just see drizzle … [Read more...] about Street Flooding Woes in Saigon
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 Vietnam with the Amerasian Foundation, I probably would have eventually settled in … [Read more...] about Funny Memories of Kazakhstan