Matching Accessories

When I finished my last class today, one of my student’s bags caught my eye. I asked about it, and she produced the phone case she had bought to go with it. I wonder what would happen if…

Thai Nickname Survey

I’m posting the surveys here for my thesis entitled, “The Effect of English Loanwords Used as Thai Nicknames on Speakers of Standard English.”

The following surveys are for Thai people who fall into one of the following categories:

This is the link to the cover letter: Survey Cover Letter

Thanks for your support!

Bicycle lane at work

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When the curb is lined with cars and long pickups (can you see the diagonal parking lines? ), you definitely do not want to hug that lane line too closely… I’ve backed in in this photo, but people usually park forward, and back out pretty much blind if there are cars on either side of them.
On a more positive note, that’s possibly the best bicycle drawn freehand with a paintbrush I’ve ever seen.

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RMU Welcome Screen

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This is a huge Windows-driven LCD with which I gauge my arrival to the university every morning. It’s usually not on when I roll by the first time since I have a lot of early morning classes, but on free days I sometimes  see diagnostic screens, Windows startup, and the plethora of error dialogs that the operator has to click through before getting to the day’s scheduled programming. Sometimes I dream of hijacking it for giggles.

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Craziest Skypunch

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It appeared to signal the end of a long class at my part-time gig in Roi Et, so I excused the students and drove home in the rain.

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Chanko

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Taught students to make chanko nabe (sumo food) during a special choking¬†cooking class last Saturday…

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The kids were really happy.

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