So while bouncing from Hanoi to Bangkok and back to renew my Vietnamese VISA (which I think the immigration agent at the Thai airport finds annoying, that foreigners might see Thailand as just a stop over), I had a lot of time to kill in airports. So while waiting to board the plane in Hanoi,… Continue reading VISA trip
I'm so good at thinking of things that could wrong that my ideal vacation is usually to just stay home and ignore the world for a day. Sometimes my chest gets all tight and I have to do my yoga breathing to stretch it out the muscles and calm down. I think if I… Continue reading Worry, thy name is me.
Yesterday's topic at the English Corner was song lyrics that meant something to you, so I brought some lyrics from Rush's "Roll the Bones" album. It sums up a lot of my thoughts and feelings better than any other album I've ever heard. Since I was the only westerner there, I more or less turned… Continue reading English Corners
While leaving the grocery store, I saw a new little stand selling gifts, and they had a nice little Vietnamese box for (230,000 VND ($10) my niece might like, so I handed the clerk a 500,000 VND note, but she didn't have change, so she left to get change and on her way asked one… Continue reading A funny thing happened…