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Specialty Papers

The rolls are slim and for the longest time, we never saw anyone purchase these papers. We wondered what they were for? Continue reading

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Evening Barbeque

Paraffin wax was placed around the coconut and set on fire, blazing the shrimp. Continue reading

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Living with a Roommate Could Just Save Your Life

There is in fact a darn good reason for giving up your solitary lifestyle: Living with a roommate could very well save your life. Continue reading

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Crossing the Street in Saigon, Vietnam

The traffic is so continuous in Saigon that in many locations, if you want to cross the street, you must walk right into the moving cars and motorbikes. Continue reading

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Sashimi Anyone?

The first thing we saw was fresh sushi and sashimi on small plates that were traveling on a moving transport system up and down the sides of a counter. Continue reading

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Growing Up Dangerously

I was four years old when I started kindergarten and walked to school. The only instructions I had, or needed, were: look both ways when crossing the street and don’t speak to strangers. Continue reading

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Coffee in Saigon

Coffee choices are everywhere here in Saigon. I can pretty much get a cup of coffee anywhere. Continue reading

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Box Lunches

The other day we saw these stacks of box lunches that were being delivered to a construction site. Continue reading

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Watching Real Beauty

Guest post by Laverne H. Bardy whose humorous, often irreverent, slant on life in general, and aging in particular, draws a large readership. She has been syndicated with Senior Wire News Service since 2004. Her book, How The (Bleep) Did … Continue reading

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Hey Billy & Akaisha – Are You Retired or Not?

In planning for your own retirement, you must be able to live from the income that your investments generate, and if something else comes up after your retirement years, then it is simply “extra cash.” Continue reading

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