Monthly Archives: October 2011

To Grope Or Not Grope

Somehow when men from the West come to Pattaya they lose whatever manners their parents had beaten into their thick skulls during their dullard childhood. Bad behavior becomes almost a prerequisite for a good time. Drunkenness, rowdyism, and macho studity are usually forgiven by our Thai hosts and hostesses, but there is always a boundary […]

Live Long and Prosper LOL

Q: How many Klingons does it take to change a lightbulb? A: TWO: One to screw it in, and one to stab the other in the back and take all of the credit. Q: How many Klingons does it take to change a lightbulb? A: NONE: Klingons aren’t afraid of the dark. Q: What do […]

The River Is Wide

In August I took my daughter Angie to the highest point in Thailand. Doi Inthaton was wraithed by fog and I lent her my jacket, even though I had bought her a bright pink poncho in Chiang Mai. She liked anything to do with me. Angie is my daughter. She and I climbed to the […]

The Polling Of The Right

RealClearPolitics was founded by a Wall Street trader an an ad flack to combat what the duo perceived as anti-conservative and anti-fundalmentalist bias in the mainstream press. They are backed by the pro-business Forbes Magazine, which is well-known for its annual release of the 400 richest people in the world. It comes as no surprise […]

You Bet I Would # 15