Bangkok Bits

As an exhausted Peg sleeps, let me catch you up to date…

* I saw my Bangkok cardiologist this morning and BP is fine and under control. He told me all is well, to go shopping, and to enjoy my holiday;

* Yesterday Peg was cleared for flat sleeping and moderate intake of alcohol;

* The entire Bumrangrad experience has been positive…everyone is very friendly; their system is completely digitally automated; the entire operation, both grounds and buildings are spotless; before any step progresses, staff reviews with you…1) your name and your confirmation that the name is correct, 2) what you are there for, 3) who you are going to see, 4) what has been prescribed and 5) do you understand everything;

*The residence we stayed in for the previous 12 days was fine, but steral feeling…we needed a change of scenery and checked out at mid-day;

Last Pictures From Our Patio - White Plumeria Trees and Bangkok "Bird"

* For Peg’s second week of recovery, we checked into the lovely and beautiful Ariyasomvilla, a short block away from the hospital. She loves the room with balcony overlooking flowering trees. After showering and changing clothes, we went to their restaurant for lunch and learned that their restaurant “Na Aroon” was awarded a 2011 designation for best restaurant food and service in Thailand. We have arrived…



First glass of wine since July 28th


Steamed Sea Bass with ginger in a soy & sesame broth with spring onions


Old reliable delicious and delectable Pad Thai

* Personal schedules continue to be haphazard…we are currently operating under the premise…if you’re tired, sleep; if you’re hungry, eat; if you’re bored, play cards and read; if you want to watch TV, there is an 8 out of 10 chance the movie’s theme will be centered on either dinosaurs or vampires; and as of today, if you want to have a glass of wine…cheers! Life is good! To be continued…

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About Alan G Billingsley

My career has been varied, including time as a newspaper deliverer, lifeguard, bubble gum maker, door-to-door detergent promoter, telephone book proofreader, short order cook, private employment agency counselor and owner, office and credit manger, infantryman, pots and pans salesman, Chinese restaurant cook, Chinese restaurant owner, public employment counselor, budget analyst, tax analyst, grant administrator, radio announcer, radio and television show host, disk jockey, automobile valet, child advocate, and now retiree. I've seldom been bored.
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2 Responses to Bangkok Bits

  1. rhonda says:

    Just beautiful…..drink up and enjoy life!

  2. Thank you Rhonda…looking forward to doing just that!

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