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Tacloban. It's where I spent two months of great adventure with college buddies at about the same age as the young adult artists in this video

 We Are The World for Philippines (Cover by Filipino Artsts)
This is the church where I served as piano accompanist for the 1990 summer student choir, and some of the services. According to reports it was filled with dead bodies when this shot was taken.
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On Saturday, November 24th, Central World management (the former WTC Bangkok) lent space for a Haiyan fundraiser without charge. I'd like to commemorate the highlights:

One Voice: Help Haiyan Victims was a serendipity. Organizing events is something I had to pay money to study in grad school. But it was live learning right there that night and observing the process was free.

Skywatch: Mission Tacloban
The Bangkok Charity Orchestra  reflected tranquilityin their music. Poor typhoon victims would benefit from melodies that aretender and soothing to the so…

Grab a stone

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"Bangkok on the cheap," says one site about a series of free concerts in Lumpini Park. The Bangkok Symphony Orchestra performs Sunday afternoons in January. Most concert-goers are picnicking at the same time: families and couples twittering and applauding in between bite-size pizzas, sausages in bamboo sticks and oishi tea. Like always the Thai government provides mats for people to sit on. For 'soloists' who come late, well they just have to grab a stone. I did. The guy in blue probably got tired of squatting on the grass with guy in red so he sat on my stone when I stood up to take a photo -


Since it was my first time to watch this concert I had to find it by asking people along the way. This was by the sky train route -

Inside the park; sweet hues by the wayside -
Lumpini Park lake -
Silom side, Bangkok's financial district, in the distance -
A park guard told me to 'trong pai' (go straight) and pointed me to a gazebo from which speakers with announce…