Because this conversation really is too funny to not share. Thanks, disabigailed.
me: I just hired a maid
diabigailed: you have a maid? why?
me: because it’s part of the Bangkok experience
diabigailed: i hear a cheap sex change is part of the bangkok experience
diabigailed: please dont’ get that
Rest assured, I believe there are limits to “When in Rome, do as the Romans do…”