In Thailand there is no such thing as Fall. The only seasons that exist are super hot and humid, then rainy + super hot and humid, and then for about two weeks in January a little less super hot and humid until it’s super hot and humid again. I really really missed Fall when I lived in Thailand. Continue Reading
When my Thai mother-n-law and Thai sister-n-law were here this summer, this is silly, but I felt like my kids were taking a test that I had been prepping them for every day since the last time we saw his family. Continue Reading
Oh how I’ve missed you Thai-Foodie! It’s been so long since I’ve posted, and it’s been for a sweet reason. Continue Reading
I remember one day we were at the playground, and I was talking to my son Rocco in Thai, and an older man asked me, “Are you speaking another language?” Continue Reading
We were in Austin for Thanksgiving this year with no family around, and at first we didn’t know whether to escape on a family day trip, or to wait around to see if anyone would invite us to their home for Thanksgiving dinner… Continue Reading
The only time I’ve seen my Thai mother-n-law in the kitchen in Thailand is when she was getting bowls from the cabinet and forks and spoons from the kitchen drawer to use with the food she bought from a street vendor on her way home from work.
When we were eating at Japanese buffet place in Houston the other day I said, “Koph khun ka!” (Thank you!) to the server after she gave us our drinks. I don’t think she really heard me, thankfully, but Dom’s mom, sister (who are visiting with us for three weeks from Thailand) and Dom all chuckled at me.
Yesterday I got highlights done in my hair while learning how to make som tum, Thai papaya salad. It was the best haircut highlight session of my life. Continue Reading
Dom and I on one of our first dates in Thailand. He asked me if I had eaten yet. I said no. He fixed that.
Dom called me during his lunch break the other day. After saying hi we both started to say the same time in Thai, “Have you eaten yet? What did you eat?” Continue Reading