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September 23, 2019

I (George Bowman) being of sound mind and body do hereby nominate Dragon Boat racing to be an Olympic sport. Thailand will probably win.

But first, let’s back paddle just for a minute.This style of racing has been popular for centuries in this part of Southeast Asi...

September 7, 2019

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July 8, 2019

The rice crops are in and the rainy season has started. But fortunately for today the Sun has stayed out. And unfortunately, it is hot. Anyway, it’s time to go Iron Buffalo Racing. Thai-style.

Thais will jokingly refer to these tractors as a khwai lek (buffalo, iron). T...

June 6, 2019

Well the rainy season has started, so I have time to sit down and talk about living in a remote village in Thailand. Plus, I'm thinking breakfast might be late this morning.

My wife’s name is Dee. This morning, I told her before she went to the local market, that it wa...

March 25, 2019

Today, I’m home alone, living in a fairly isolated area in a foreign country faraway from Midwest America. While some people would not survive, I prosper. The wife is gone for a few days and other than the birds and roosters, it is deadly quiet but it sounds like heave...

January 24, 2019

There is an old expression that goes like this. The more things change, the more they stay the same. Truth be told, I never really understood what it meant until recently. Let me explain.

Living in rural Thailand is not that much different than growing up on a farm in M...

January 3, 2019

My wife and I have traveled to both the northern and southern regions of Thailand, but this holiday season it was decided was to explore locally. Our home is called D&G Resort and it is located in central Phitsanulok province. The plan was to head as far north in the p...

December 18, 2018

You do it. Everyone does it. Some people just do it differently. What is it? It is using the toilet.

Most Americans started out on a plastic potty chair before graduating to Charmin tissue and then eventually becoming King of the Porcelain Throne.

Thailand offers a varie...

November 14, 2018

It’s cold outside. I'm sitting here in my office, wearing a sweater, drinking coffee and waiting for the Sun to rise. My fingers are sluggish. It’s 68F. The next two weeks or so is going to be hell. It is cold.

Oh, I have been cold before. Growing up in in Midwest...

November 1, 2018

If a person is lucky enough, they become old but getting to that point is not guaranteed as life is not fair. But how old is old?

When I was a teenager a person in their 40s would have been considered old. Today, I consider that 40-year old person a youngster. However,...

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