Where did I go?

  Several people have asked me if I am ever going to blog again, and the short answer is: Yes!   So where did I go?   The long answer: Despite many threats to remain in Thailand given the disturbing election results, I begrudgingly returned to the U.S in December, spent a few weeks busting … More Where did I go?

The Mae Hong Son Loop Part 2: The Sounds of Thailand

Jimmy and I rented two motorbikes and embarked on a 7 night motorbike journey along the Mae Hong Son Loop, a 600km loop connecting Chiang Mai and Mae Hong Son in northern Thailand. The roads wind through farming villages and traverse mountainous, rollercoaster terrain with spellbinding curves and lush forest and valley scenery. (The Mae … More The Mae Hong Son Loop Part 2: The Sounds of Thailand

The Mae Hong Son Loop Part 1: Roosters & Rum in Doi Inthanon

During a family trip to Michigan many years ago, my grandmother took myself, my brothers and my cousins go-karting. There was only one condition that we had to agree to:   Don’t crash.   “But what if I do?” I kept asking my Grandmother, unable to wrap my head around such a concrete, black-and-white rule. … More The Mae Hong Son Loop Part 1: Roosters & Rum in Doi Inthanon