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Saturday, March 5th, 2011 12:00 AM
By Tom Holmes
I came to Thailand with the fantasy that somehow by being alone, away from all the cultural accretions that Western culture has laid on the holiday, I'd discover the true meaning of Christmas.
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Sunday, February 27th, 2011 12:00 AM
One day alone in Chiang Mai I feel on top of my game. The next day I feel like a rookie who has a lot to learn.
Wednesday, February 23rd, 2011 12:00 AM
As I read Bhikku Buddha Dhatu's book on Buddhism, I found some points I could resonate with but on other points I wrestled with him.
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Tuesday, February 22nd, 2011 12:07 PM
In a series of blog posts, OakPark.com spirituality, ethics and religion blogger Tom Holmes recounts his experiences while traveling alone in Thailand towards the end of 2010.
Saturday, February 19th, 2011 12:00 AM
Nicky, M and some Buddhist Cub Scouts teach me another lesson.
Tuesday, February 15th, 2011 12:00 AM
Was loafing on Kampan's porch in sub rural Chicang Mai wasting a day?
Monday, February 14th, 2011 12:00 AM
Spirituality, ethics and religion blogger, Tom Holmes, decribes his experience during a Christmas celebration in Thailand.
Wednesday, February 9th, 2011 8:30 PM
Unable to find lodging on my own in Chiang Mai, I had to call two friends and ask for their help.
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Tuesday, February 1st, 2011 12:00 AM
I wanted to test myself by being alone for 42 in the foreign culture of Thailand. For the first two days, at least, I felt like I had met the challenge.
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Monday, January 31st, 2011 12:00 AM
A Buddhist monk in Bangkok told me that there is no difference between Buddhism and Christianity. Could that be true or was he way out there on the liberal fringe?
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