Discover My Adopted Home Town, Chiang Rai, Thailand – Redux

In other words, some of you will have seen this OP before. -------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------- Not the larger and better known city of Chiang Mai, but Chiang Rai, in Northern Thailand deserves your attention. I am a retired USMC infantry officer and have seen more than a few interesting places, some of which I even liked. One … Continue reading Discover My Adopted Home Town, Chiang Rai, Thailand – Redux

North Star

There is but one immutable guiding light. Forever fixed in the heavens - it does not, cannot rise or set. The North Star is the pilgrims guide to knowledge. Follow your beacon without fear through good and bad. If you remain steadfast and humble in seeking wisdom, she will lead to peace, love, meaning, purpose, … Continue reading North Star

Discover My Adopted Home Town, Chiang Rai, Thailand – Redux

Chiang Rai's Clock Tower In other words, some of you will have seen this OP before. -------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------- Not the larger and better known city of Chiang Mai, but Chiang Rai, in Northern Thailand deserves your attention. I am a retired USMC infantry officer and have seen more than a few interesting places, some of which … Continue reading Discover My Adopted Home Town, Chiang Rai, Thailand – Redux

North Star

There is but one immutable guiding light. Forever fixed in the heavens - it does not, cannot rise or set. The North Star is the pilgrims guide to knowledge. Follow your beacon without fear through good and bad. If you remain steadfast and humble in seeking wisdom, she will lead to peace, love, meaning, purpose, … Continue reading North Star

Thoughts From the Chaplain’s Corner: Advice in Adversity from CSL (via a friend once known as Pseudodyonisius)

Greetings ST, 'Ettes, 'Sieurs, and All! This showed up on my News Feed on Facebook today. I'm sharing it on "throwback Thursday" here as a snack to tide us over until our next extended visit with C. S. Lewis. The friend (with whom some here are also acquainted) who posted it has a knack for … Continue reading Thoughts From the Chaplain’s Corner: Advice in Adversity from CSL (via a friend once known as Pseudodyonisius)

North Star

There is but one immutable guiding light. Forever fixed in the heavens - it does not, cannot rise or set. The North Star is the pilgrims guide to knowledge. Follow your beacon without fear through good and bad. If you remain steadfast and humble in seeking wisdom, she will lead to peace, love, meaning, purpose, … Continue reading North Star

Ideal Age of One’s Mistress

Could it be the translators of our ancient Chinese dirty old man, AKA the Chinkanator, pulled one of their early sinos-infections on the patriarchy by intentionally misintrprteing minus to plus? What if Chinkanator's advice on this topic was half your age minus seven? Wouldn' that make more sense? I'm fixing to do some more research … Continue reading Ideal Age of One’s Mistress