Tag: DPchallenge

Reunion Macaroons

Reunions of one sort or another have been on my mind. Our globe-trotting Bangkokians are back in the country, some writing friends are meeting again soon for the first time in years, my occasional series on  life as an AFS exchange student has got me thinking about old friends. […]

True Love in America

Suzanne Lenglen, from France,  was a world class tennis player almost a hundred years ago. Never heard of her? Me neither. Not until I was researching this post. It turns out she and I have a lot in common. (Note to my kids: if you’re reading this – […]

How flat can a valley be?

“The beauty of travel, as of love or terror, is that it regularly turns all your ideas on your head and reminds you that you really know nothing at all.”  Pico Iyer I’m used to a land crunched up on itself. The force of two tectonic plates grinding together […]