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TST CLOCKS

Most 7/11s in Thailand have a coin-operated scale outside the store. My weight differs at each one and my friend Jamie Parker has theorized that the fluctuations are due to slight difference in the intensity of the gravitational pull along the surface of the earth. No clock seems to be running on the same time […]

Some Things Never Change

This headline dates back to 1968 and comes to Mangozeen, thanks to the www.2bangkok.com It’s still as wild as ever. Remember NO LANDMINES OR GRENADES in the hotel rooms.

Seven Wonders of the World

The new Seven Wonders of the World was announced on 07/07/07 in Lisbon, Portugal. These modern marvels replaced the ancient septet via an internet poll managed by a filmmaker. The Bangkok Post later listed the modern Ancient Wonders. Millions of people were the jury as opposed to Philon of Byzantium choosing the first seven. One man with one vote picked […]

Father’s Day Gift

My father came around the world to see me and Angie in Thailand. Most of the time he had no idea where he was. It was the start of his decline. Frank A Smith II passed in 2010, but my father will always be in the here-now with the love I carry for him into […]

LOVE YOU LONG TIME – CHAPTER 4 by Peter Nolan Smith

The staff of the front desk at the Malaysia remembered my room. I washed up and went to Kenny’s Bar. He wore my ring. The girls were older, but the beer was cold. The ex-pats told the same stories as always and Fat PatI stayed a night and in the morning called Sam down in […]