Have you ever handed over money for something you at first adamantly refused to pay for? I’m sitting in a cafe in Bangkok holding a little plastic elephant on a key-chain. It’s not something I had any inclination of paying money for today. Ten minutes ago a young woman walked in and — with a broad smile — handed […]

Here it is again. I couldn’t hold Patience within the city walls any longer. These feelings remind me that life isn’t as smooth as I remembered. My bad mood has taken hold. I’m in even more of a mood because I know I’m in a bad mood. I’m in what my dad calls: ‘a decline.’ […]