Tag Archive: Burma Army

We can not joy in Christmas Eve

I am so sad today. It’s been weeks of frantic bustle. Getting ready for Christmas in Norway is not for the weak. In my business I have forgotten the meaning of Christmas. This, I am sure, is not a problem that only I have. How many of us stop and... Read More

December 22, 2011 4 Comments

The World’s Burmese Daze

For the first time in my life, my name has been in the Wall Street Journal. If only my grandmother had been alive to see that! It was an article that I wrote that was pretty bad to begin with, then my friend Matt fixed it, then I added some... Read More

November 11, 2011 8 Comments

Living the low-carb life

You got to wonder about the world we live in. There are 7 billion of us now, and I know only a few. Many of us think we are living in the center of the world and spend most of our time thinking about, worrying about, and figuring out how... Read More

November 8, 2011 3 Comments

Free, full lives for the children in Burma?

Tonight I went to the Friends’ church of Fairbanks annual fundraiser for Partners. It was a great event. This is the story I shared: Emily Paw was three. She wore a bracelet and two ankle bracelets. Her hair had small curls. I took a dress out from my bag and... Read More

October 1, 2011 5 Comments

Making mayonnaise the Kachin way

Ji Ju Ga Ba Sai, I stuttered. Thank you in Kachin is a mouthful. Ring Du was sitting in the modern and clean apartment in the outskirts of London. He had black, wavy hair that almost went down to his shoulders and a smile that went all over his face.... Read More

September 7, 2011 Leave your thoughts