Posted in February 2013

A Taste of the Past

A Taste of the Past

I can not begin to understand the events that happened in Cambodia in the last 50 years. If you are unaware of the history of Cambodia, my husband and I have written a short summary: Two million Cambodians were killed during the three years (1975 to 1979) Pol Pot led the Khmer Rouge. Attempting to … Continue reading

Finishing a Mural

Finishing a Mural

I have been working on a mural for the front room in our house. After about 3 months of drawing, painting and climbing all over furniture, it is finished. Although I am thrilled to be done, there is a gap in my day where I once stood on top of stools stacked on chairs to … Continue reading

When the Fair Comes to Town

When the Fair Comes to Town

So you wonder what the Fair is like when it comes to Cambodia? I’ll tell you about our first experience. First, no one I asked knew that the fair was actually coming until it got here and they started setting up. The night before the big show, there were spotlights streaming across the sky. We were … Continue reading

Captain Chim’s

Captain Chim’s

Sometimes I just want a good burger. Living in Cambodia, you might think that would be a hard thing to accomplish, and finding a “good” one is. In the States, I would typically make one myself; however, we don’t buy much red meat here for me to cook with. If I want beef, we go out. … Continue reading