Two in Thailand

After raising three children and watching them graduate from college, Bob and Carol decided to leave the educational field and pursue a dream that had been put on hold for 35 years (since graduationg from the University of Northern Iowa). "Two in Thailand" is the journal dedicated to that dream - to serve in the Peace Corps. This is a personal blog. The opinions expressed within do not necessarily represent the views of the Peace Corps or the United States Government.

Friday, June 29, 2007

Walk Softly and Carry a Big Stick

The Peetaa Kon Festival also celebrates fertility. Many of the participants carry small swords in the shape of a penis with the tip painted bright red. In an agricultural society, the penis symbolizes abundance of crops. Obviously, these two men believe size does matter!

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