A Blah Kind of Morning

On March 4, 2019, we had an appointment at the immigration office in Nonthaburi, Thailand. Dorian had his first passport renewal and needed his visa transferred to the new passport (I was in my mid-30's when I got my FIRST passport!). Angie's school was generous in assisting us with the process, providing transport and chaperone…Read more A Blah Kind of Morning

Uncle Bruce: Three months on…

Hi, Uncle. It's been three months since you've been gone. I was reminded of your passing this morning when I noted the date on my watch. I thought of my last moments with you. Only this time, it was a little more difficult for me to piece it all together. The memory is a precious…Read more Uncle Bruce: Three months on…

Massage Ball Rescue

Two nights after Christmas 2017, Angie and I were all set to get a good night's sleep.  The usual routine of brushing teeth, setting alarms, and getting under the covers were underway.  A few moments after we closed our eyes, a scratching sound came from the ceiling.  It started as a small sound, but it…Read more Massage Ball Rescue

Maiko: First Blood

My goodness, Maiko.  What a morning we had, huh?  It started off like any other morning, you and Dorian yapping away while you both wait to be rescued into the morning of a new day.  I got Dorian settled with the potty, toothbrushing, and clothes-changing.  I picked you up, carried you downstairs, Dorian carefully walking…Read more Maiko: First Blood