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The Power of the Mango

4-22-2018   Bangkok, Thailand Some call it "The King of Fruit" and here in The Kingdom of Thailand, it is an abundant and healthy source to help not only cure your appetite, yet also cancer with its compounds such as quercetin, isoquercitrin, astragalin, fisetin, gallic acid and methylgallat, and abundant enzymes.  So what is NOT to like about The Mango?  I don't know! Just today, after eating a nice T ...

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“The Big 3” – Thankfulness > Happiness > Peace

17 April 2018 Bangkok, Thailand Don't Worry - Be Happy is a great song to remind us NOT to Worry and enjoy Life.  To break that concept down a little, here's what I discovered after being back in Thailand for a bit longer: #1 - "Thankfulness" is the biggest step towards being Happy. #2 "True Happiness" is an inner quality, one that is a state of mind and only the individual can give themselves.  People in o ...

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Songkran 2018 – Bangkok

14 April 2018 Songkran Festival - Bangkok, Thailand Yesterday in Bangkok, I was told Songkran started as a simple Annual Family Tradition to remove and wash the family's home Buddha.  The Patriarch (oldest Male member) would remove the dust (powder) and smear it on the faces of all the family members present.  With the water used to cleanse their Buddha they would pour it gently on each other.  Now move for ...

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Miracle Soup – Tom Yom (Yam)

7 April 2018 - Bangkok, Thailand For decades, spicy Tom Yom (Yam) soup has been a mainstay of Thai cooking. now Medical Researchers believe there are some significant cancer-fighting ingredients to add to Tom Yom's great (and spicy) taste! In Thai, Tom means to boil while Yom (Yam) is a spicy salad.  So basically, Tom Yom is a spicy boiled salad - however NOTHING is literally translated from Thai to English ...

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Benefits of B-Complex Foods

  6 April 2018 Vitamin B complex is comprised of a group of vitamins that include eight B vitamins.  They include:  B1, B2, B3, B5, B6, B7, B9, B12 The 8 B vitamins can be found in animal and plant sources, as well as in supplement form from people who don't get enough in the foods they eat. Some of the foods high in B complex include the following:  B1 (Thiamine) from Whole grains, peanuts, beans, spi ...

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Tuskegee Airman Turns 77 today

19 March 2018 77 years ago today, the Famed "Tuskegee Airman" or special U.S. Army Air Corps Aviation Unit comprised solely of Americans, typically of African decent, was started. While these men, at the time, could not sit and eat at lunch counters in most cities in the USA, they were sent to defend the Freedoms for all Americans regardless of their background, beliefs, or color of their skin. They were Pi ...

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Back in BKK – Don’t let your Memories outweigh your Pad-See-Ew!

Bangkok, Thailand - 14 March 2018 Well, here I am back reporting from Bangkok (#BKK) and happy to announce that "my memories are NOT outweighing my Pad-see-ew" (and you can quote me on that!).  Just today MANY new memories were made in this wonderful Far East city in that I call my home (for now & before in my life)... In NO Negative News from Thailand today, it seems Rice Exports are on an All-Time hig ...

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Olympic Women’s Alpine Skiing Results 2018: Mikaela Shiffrin Wins Giant Slalom

15 February 2018           American Mikaela Shiffrin wins the Giant Slalom in South Korea!!! This is four years after Shiffrin won her first gold medal in the women's slalom in the previous Winter Games.  The 22-year-old simply seems unstoppable in this event. Four years after Shiffrin burst on the scene with a gold medal in the women's slalom, the 22-year-old American blitzed the c ...

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Hoggetowne Medieval Faire a Success!!!

                        1-29-2018 It was a grand day yesterday in Gainesville, Florida at the 32nd Annual "Hoggetowne Medieval Faire" where Knights, Aerobatic Artists, and Eccentrics of all types gathered for this wonderful annual event in the hometown of the University of Florida. This humble journalist especially enjoyed the "Barely Balanced" act ...

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You can’t beat Beets for Good Health!

12/18/2017   This just in from New Zealand - a reminder on the benefits of Beets for good health.  Back in 2012 we published an article on it and Jesse Miller from the great country of Kiwis and Cricket players picked it up and wanted to add his 2 cents to this beneficial vegetable. Here it is for your reading pleasure:  https://www.jenreviews.com/beets/ Enjoy and don't forget to eat your Veggies...esp ...

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