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GOOD SPIRITS IN HA NOI

By H. Clark

On my most recent trip to Sai Gon, Viet Nam, in December 2015, I used the occasion to visit Ha Noi and Hue for the first time. I was born in Sai Gon and it is still beloved, but I am disappointed to see new high-rise buildings that are sprouting up […]

A Thanksgiving Story: Memories of Those Gone Too Soon

I am intrigued by what I remember. I have difficulty remembering a lot of people’s names as if they were wiped out in my mind, save for the times, the places, and the people. […]

Saigon Kids™ Stories: A December in Bien Hoa

It is always wonderful to spend time with loved ones and enjoy traditions. But our modern customs of the holiday season include gift giving. If you could give one gift to anyone, who would you give that gift to and what would the gift be? […]

Saigon Kids™ Stories: The Years of Innocence in Saigon

The Years of Innocence in Saigon

by H. Clark (St. Paul School, Saigon)

On my way to work one morning, the radio announcer said “today is the longest day of the year, the first day of summer solstice, Friday, June 21, 2013.” The weather prediction was days of searing heat with temperatures above 100 […]

The Scent of Autumn

by H. Clark (St. Paul School, Saigon)

The busy summer growing season is over, but there still is work to be done. On this very day, the tulip bulbs arrived at my local nursery. My focus switched from my summer crop to getting bulbs in the ground. Farewell to the ephemeral joy of summer.

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