Repost: Stuck in Bangkok – Best and Worst

Repost from my Thai-Blogs.com entry. We finally are leaving Thailand tomorrow. Out of Suvarnabhumi, to my father’s relief. Getting up at 4 a.m. to go to Bitec check-in point for U-tapao would be torturous for the poor man. My planned 2-week vacation was extended to 19 days of bliss laced with frustration, thanks to the airport closures. However, it’s always good to be home. Things are always changing around here in the Land of Smiles. For better or worse. So here’s my best/worst list of my recent trip home. Best: Extended vacation. Worst: Brandon’s extra week of time off he...
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Last Weekend

The long weekend is winding down.  So much had happened in our two weeks here in Thailand, the entire country can use a little break.  Seriously, the political scenes seem to have quieted just enough to get through the weekend. The tourists can certainly use the break.  Suvarnabhumi is open again.  Those of us who need to go/come home now can, and those who are coming/leaving here on holiday can too. On Thursday, Brandon and I took a little bit of an early start on the long weekend by taking a day road trip with 4 of my mom’s best...
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Half Way There

Hello from Taipei Airport!  Brandon and I have 3 hours to kill to board the plane to Bangkok. We walked the airport end to end to kill time and, well, stretch our legs out.  We found Hello Kitty playground and daycare.  It is 5 a.m. and nobody else made it out this way from their flights yet.  I was very tempted to go play on the slide thingy.  Haha.  Obviously nothing is open so we finally had to settle down at our gate. However, I must say that life in the transit lounge is so much better with a laptop...
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Explore This

*SQUEAL* Zach Quinto is *this* close from dethroning the reigning Celebrity Boyfriend Brad Pitt after the recent episode of Heroes.  Hellooooo shirtless…and the moment with Elle.  Steamy. Hot. Sexiness. Massive. Droolage. And now the man is a Vulcan.  A hot Vulcan.  Okay. A hot half Vulcan.  Still, I mean, I have never seen a hot Vulcan until now.  Have you? OMG. Geekgasm....
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It’s going

I woke up on my birthday morning to Bond, James Bond.  First thing on the agenda this morning, even before getting any food into our systems, Brandon and I headed out to the theater for Quantum of Solace. My car, and everything else, was covered in ashes.  Norther sky is but orange brown smoke while it’s bright blue out South, toward the beaches.  As we headed up the 605 North, it felt like we were driving INTO the fire. We weren’t close to action, but we just got literally only a sniff of what folks are experiencing out there. The...
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