About Sara Stamey

Award-winning author Sara Stamey’s journeys include treasure hunting and teaching scuba in the Caribbean and Honduras; backpacking around Greece and New Zealand; operating a nuclear reactor; and owning a farm in Southern Chile. Resettled in her native Pacific Northwest, she taught creative writing at Western Washington University. She shares her Squalicum Creek backyard with wild critters and her cats, dog, and paleontologist husband Thor Hansen. Visit her BVC Ebookstore bookshelf.

The Rambling Writer Visits Thailand, part 15: Swimming with Monkeys

Join Thor and me as we get in the swim with playful monkeys at Our Jungle House, as your virtual Thailand vacation continues. NOTE: “And now for something completely different.” Thor and I made our first trip to Asia — … Continue reading

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The Rambling Writer Visits Thailand, part 14: Khao Sok National Park

Continuing your virtual vacation with Thor and me, join us in a hike through the oldest evergreen rainforest in the world. NOTE: “And now for something completely different.” Thor and I made our first trip to Asia — the beautiful … Continue reading

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The Rambling Writer Visits Thailand, part 13: Elephant Sanctuary

Your virtual Thailand vacation continues as Thor and I visit The Hillside Retreat Elephant Sanctuary next to the Khao Sok wilderness park. NOTE: “And now for something completely different.” Thor and I made our first trip to Asia — the beautiful country … Continue reading

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The Rambling Writer on Veterans Day: Cadet Nurse Corps in WWII

On Veterans Day, as we honor all who have served in the military, let’s look at the seldom-mentioned contributions of nurse cadets during WWII. Because of a crisis shortage of qualified nurses during the World War II, a new program … Continue reading

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The Rambling Writer Visits Thailand, part 12: Around Our Jungle Treehouse

Join Thor and me as our Thailand virtual vacation continues with a nature walk around the eco-lodge at Khao Sok National Park. NOTE: “And now for something completely different.” Thor and I made our first trip to Asia — the beautiful … Continue reading

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The Rambling Writer: Halloween, Day of the Dead, and Stonehenge

Musings as the wheel of the year turns toward winter, and the veil thins between the living and the dead. NOTE: I’ll return to my Thailand virtual-vacation blog series next Saturday. Tonight is Halloween, All Hallow’s Eve, Samhain, on the … Continue reading

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The Rambling Writer Visits Thailand, part 11: We arrive at Our Jungle House

Your virtual Thailand vacation continues as Thor and I catch the ferry from Koh Samui to the mainland and Khao Sok National Park. NOTE: “And now for something completely different.” Thor and I made our first trip to Asia — … Continue reading

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The Rambling Writer Visits Thailand, part 10: Wat Plai Laem

Join Thor and me as your virtual vacation continues with our last stop on the island of Koh Samui — the mind-boggling temple complex of Wat Plai Laem. NOTE: “And now for something completely different.” Thor and I made our … Continue reading

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The Rambling Writer Visits Thailand, part 9: Around Koh Samui

Join Thor and me as we continue our quest Seeking Clarity in tropic realms with great snorkeling. Koh Samui didn’t fit the bill, but was a fascinating destination. NOTE: “And now for something completely different.” Thor and I made our … Continue reading

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