Category "Thailand"

Bug Swatting

May 29, 2011

Bug Swatting It could almost be a national sport! Walking around the children’s home, you often hear the sound…. “Swoosh…. ZAP!”   As you turn your head in the direction the noise came from, you see the remnants of a fried mosquito or other such creature fall slowly to the ground. The device used to “fry” […]

What is Food?

April 19, 2011

What is Food? Since moving to Thailand, I have had to rethink the question of, ‘What is food?’ Are animal intestines food? Are leaves food? Are frogs food? Are ants food? And what about cockroaches? I used to look at leaves as just things that fell off trees and created work to sweep them up… […]

Through the Lens

February 2, 2011

Through the Lens Noelle Shumer’s thoughts on her time in Thailand at the ZOE Children’s Homes   “My heart’s longings always urge me to undertake a journey to visit the country of a foreign people far across the sea.” — The Seafarer As I sit here and try to think of how to sum up […]