Dating musings from Thailand

I just returned from 3 weeks in Thailand and Laos. My dating life never seems far from my mind. Here are some examples of a few of the activities that reminded me of my dating life.

IMG_0511 We stopped to pet this baby elephant and feed her bananas. After each banana she insisted on grabbing me by the neck, pulling me toward her and planting a big kiss on me. Sometimes she was even more aggressive by putting my whole head in her mouth. It reminded me of some overly affectionate first dates who would grab me around the neck and plant a big one on me. Unfortunately, unlike with this elephant, I couldn’t laugh!

10394855_10152986141792065_876781667145492499_nThis monkey (baboon?) was eating coconut discarded by tourists. His eating manners reminded me of some of my first dates — including eating with his hands and dribbling!


10888789_10152986141777065_4272544277432836485_nI decided to get a blessing from this monk. When I sat in front of him he winked at me. Not knowing if this was a twitch or a wink, I smiled. He asked where I was from and when I told him, I thought he said “I’ll come visit you.” But monks don’t flirt, right?

Adventures abound as does humor when we are ready. Are you ready?


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