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Friday, May 27th, 2011 12:00 AM
By Tom Holmes
I had pictured my 40 days alone in Thailand as a kind of testing time. Instead, I was getting what I felt were one blessing after another.
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Saturday, May 14th, 2011 12:00 AM
As I sat in the Doi Chang coffee house in Chiang Rai, I compared myself to all the young, fit trekkers I had seen around town. How did I feel about being on the downside of life's bell curve while they ascending the upside?
Thursday, May 12th, 2011 12:00 AM
Navigating through the high points and the potholes of Thai culture made me realize why adaptability is important if we want to survive in our rapidly changing world.
Tuesday, May 10th, 2011 12:00 AM
My 24 hours in the small town of Phayao had its ups and downs which made me think about how to keep my balance in a changing world.
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Saturday, May 7th, 2011 12:00 AM
My solitude at the Riverside Bar in Lampang was interrupted by what was a foreigner in Thailand like me. In a way he was. He turned out to be an angel.
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Wednesday, April 27th, 2011 12:00 AM
On my second day in Lampang I was alone again with nothing to do. My experience of being alone, however, was far different than what I felt on the previous day.
Thursday, April 21st, 2011 12:00 AM
I was on my way on a solitary adventure to find out how I would react to being alone in small towns in Thailand. The first day didn't give me what I expected.
Tuesday, April 5th, 2011 12:00 AM
I was feeling frustrated at the lack of intimacy I felt between myself and Thai friends. A new friend helped me understand why and that Thai society is changing.
Sunday, April 3rd, 2011 12:00 AM
I went back to the forest temple Wat U Mong to try to get into meditating. I got something different that what I had expected.
Tuesday, March 29th, 2011 12:00 AM
I woke up on New Year's Eve morning feeling ready for a challenge. By the end of the day what I experienced at Wat Chedi Luang gave me second thoughts.
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