Peter Coombs and
(left to right) Arianne, just out of college, working in Boston;
a somewhat more rotund me than most will remember - but I'm working
on that, and Christy - 3rd year in nursing school here in NJ; then
back row is Ashley, starting her junior year in high school, and
Mom (Niramon/Iam) - our 24th anniversary coming up in a month or
Pete taught English on Goh Samui Island for 4 years...until
He went to Laos for 2 years ;
And then spent 3 years teaching at at Silpakorn University
Next, he went to work as Peace Corps training director
in Thailand. During that time he met his future wife,
Niramon who was one of the trainers he hired to help out
in the Peace Corps program.
They returned to US and Pete went to work for the family
business ...Cairn Fire Hemets.
Later the company was sold to MSA, a company that markets
fire and mine safety equipment worldwide.
Pete is currently senior fire service salesman for MSA
Pete has three daughters ages 16, 21,22 . The oldest just
graduated from Boston U.
Although Niramon and daughters have returned to Thailand
for visits, Pete has yet to make the trip back.