No Smorking!

Typo or cleverness? According to UrbanDictionary.com, SMORK has 7 (count ’em) whopping definitions: 1. An Engrish term for ‘smoke’. “No smorking on corridor or Banning happen on premises!” 2. A smork is an ork that has been ignited and burned until smoldering. In the Lord of the Rings orks that were burned after battle were…

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My Thai is getting better: True or False?

I have avoided combining my first 10 months here with the time since I returned, simply because I thought saying I’ve been here 2 years total sounded bad – for my Thai that is. I know, I know, I shouldn’t be so hard on myself but maybe I should? Shouldn’t I be farther along by…

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