Saturday, August 29, 2009
Hottie of the week: jaed coffin (the hottest guy at bread loaf 2009)
Jaed had trained as a boxer, so the discipline of a monk's life was not as traumatic for him as it might have been for a typically-raised American kid. He took vows to renounce sexual thoughts and actions, perhaps a bit more difficult for a male of his age and culture, but while in Thailand he was faithful to that vow and others. He rose early and begged for his food, surprised at how readily it was offered even by the poorest villagers. He tried to learn to meditate, and he became a passable speaker of colloquial Thai.