One more last final, tiny page!
Home, Marv and Fred!
|Well, for Fred, perhaps. I was only in
Greenville, South Carolina, which is a good 10
hours from Maryland. My welcome party was
Catherine, Joan, wife of brother Ken, and dear,
sweet, sister Helen who couldn't go with Fred to
Thailand, leaving you-know-who a chance to go.
||Above is Jamie, playing with a little
marionette Fred brought back for his child-to-be. Above
is dinner and to the right, you can just make out Helen
playing in the bell choir at their Church on Sunday, the
day after we arrived.
|Monday, the next day, I
was planning to drive back to Maryland in the morning.
But, my sleep system was still so screwed up, I woke up
at midnight wide awake, since it was noon in Bangkok. I
tried to sleep, but finally gave up, got up, dressed and
left Greenville at about 1 A.M. and was home by noon. I
had some gifts to share and some of them are pictured
To the right are some beautiful silk scarves I bought
at one of the silk stores in Chiang Mai.
And below is an outfit I bought for Kris, and to its
right, a picture Andy took of Kris wearing it.
|And below, is a gift for Ruth
for her Birthday on May 13. The picture on the
right is what I purchased at the jewelry store in
Bangkok. When I take a picture of Elaine wearing
it, I will replace the boxed jewelry with a more
|That's it. Probably more than you
ever wanted to know about Thailand. I had a marvelous
time on the trip and I am very grateful to our web
technology for having the opportunity to revisit the
scene in making up this travelogue. I am also very
grateful for those of you who took the time to look at
it. I hope you enjoyed some of it, and if you have any
suggestions which could make this kind of thing more
enjoyable, please let me know by sending me your comments.