February 15-21, 2009
Can you see it?
Ah, forget it. Let's look at some food from Siam Paragon.
New York comes to Bangkok ... in our neighborhood!
Yesterday's beach bunnies replaced by today's roof top bunnies?
When Christopher arrives in Bangkok for a 5 day stay before leaving for Cambodia and Vietnam he will stay at the Amari Hotel on Soi 5. It is about a 10 minute walk to our condo. But, in those few blocks there will be many temptations.
Dan, my friend from Shanghai and Taipei, sent this.
Have a history teacher explain this----- if they can.
Abraham Lincoln was elected to Congress in 1846.
John F. Kennedy was elected to Congress in 1946.
Abraham Lincoln was elected President in 1860.
John F. Kennedy was elected President in 1960.
Both were particularly concerned with civil rights.
Both wives lost their children while living in the White House.
Both Presidents were shot on a Friday.
Both Presidents were shot in the head.
Now it gets really weird.
Lincoln's secretary was named Kennedy. Kennedy's Secretary was named Lincoln.
Both were assassinated by Southerners.
Both were succeeded by Southerners named Johnson.
Andrew Johnson, who succeeded Lincoln, was born in 1808.
Lyndon Johnson, who succeeded Kennedy, was born in 1908.
John Wilkes Booth, who assassinated Lincoln, was born in 1839.
Lee Harvey Oswald, who assassinated Kennedy, was born in 1939.
Both assassins were known by their three names. Both names are composed of fifteen letters.
Now hang on to your seat.
Lincoln was shot at the theater named 'Ford'.
Kennedy was shot in a car called ' Lincoln ' made by 'Ford'.
Lincoln was shot in a theater and his assassin ran and hid in a warehouse.
Kennedy was shot from a warehouse and his assassin ran and hid in a theater.
Booth and Oswald were assassinated before their trials.
And here's the kicker...A week before Lincoln was shot, he was in Monroe, Maryland. A week before Kennedy was shot, he was with Marilyn Monroe.
WHO FIGURED THIS OUT?
1) Fold a NEW $20 bill in half...
2) Fold again, taking care to fold it exactly as below
3) Fold the other end, exactly as before
4) Now, simply turn it over...
What a coincidence! A simple geometric fold creates a catastrophic premonition printed on all $20 bills!!!
As if that wasn't enough...
Here is what you've seen...
Firstly The Pentagon on fire...
Then The Twin Towers.
...And now ... look at this!
TRIPLE COINCIDENCE ON A SIMPLE $20 BILL
Disaster (Twin Towers)
It gets even better 9 + 11 = $20!
Creepy huh? Send this to as many people as you can, cause:
Hey, this is one history lesson most people probably will not mind reading!
Some night shots from our place.
More rooftop honeys!
To the northwest of us and down about 16 stories a 'film' group is 'taping' (*) what appears to be a commercial for basketball outfits for girls. Just before I took these photos the girls were shooting hoops before a live camera.
To the east of us and about 14 levels down bikini girl is still working on her tan. Today she is wearing a different bikini.
(*) Film...tape....digitize. What follows that?
PS: These pussy cats are more interested in another kind of bird.
My insanely popular Bangkok cache keeps pumping up its contents. To vicariously visit this awesome place just click on:
Yesterday, two people left it a black cat.
Do you recognize that balloon pin?
Even more thrilling is this photo of my Spanish omelet.
Next: Part IV