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Tak on the Andaman Sea

Tak on the Andaman Sea

There are some combinations of people, places and experiences permanently etched in my aging memory. For example, the ever-smiling, ever-present, energetic Tak, who I met at a Krabi, Thailand resort. He was an every-thing employee. Concierge, server, maintenance, bell-boy. There seemed hardly an event, a meal, a moment at the collection of bungalows which did not involve his presence.

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The Jesus Effect

The Jesus Effect

On an otherwise cloudy afternoon the sun suddenly breaks through, casting rays down onto the Andaman Sea and its Karst sentinels. “The Jesus Effect,” I say, loudly enough so Katrin can hear me over the engine’s roar and the ocean sloshing against the Thai longtail’s hull.

“What?”

“The Jesus Effect,” I say more loudly. “When the sun comes through the clouds in shimmering rays like that.”