Hear it for yourself

My deepest gratitude goes out to the people of the Coahoma, Lafayette and Bolivar counties¬†for sharing their inspiring stories. I don’t think there is really much for me to say. It is not about me. I can’t articulate the stories for them. See what they had to say: ” People are trying to breath, they…

These Aren’t Butterflies

Photo: Catching mosquitoes with butterfly nets is easier than you’d think. Shake out the curtains, set a mosquito flying, and swing the net around a few times. Then check the net to see if your hunt was successful. This morning as I walked through campus at Prince of Songkhla University (PSU) in Hatyai, Thailand, I…

Adjusting to the Heat

The morning we arrived in Bangkok, Thailand, the military instituted martial law. The day we arrived in Hat Yai, there was a military coup. Sunset view from the 5th floor over HatYai, Thailand Interestingly enough, this is not the first, nor the second or third coup in recent Thai history. Which might explain why our…