Tag Archives: experience

Sunsets

It’s not often that I get to spend time watching sunsets at the ocean in Thailand. Often I see the sun set on my evening walks where the sun is bright red and setting slowly over acres of rice fields … Continue reading

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Something about water

What is it about water, being near it, in it, or on it has the ability to make me feel so comfortable, so carefree? I was in a very cranky mood and not feeling well last Sunday. I was tired of … Continue reading

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New beginnings

Maybe you’ve heard through the grape vine that I have moved. It’s true. I’ve moved back to Suphanburi. Remember where I spent the first 9 weeks of training in Thailand?!  Yeah, that’s where I am! I’m back with my host … Continue reading

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The Little Things: Love, Health, Happiness

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Alumni Link!

The writer for the alumni newsletter was determined to get in contact with me, she sent me messages through my blog, facebook, email, and Peace Corps. Finally a few weeks after her initial contact we were able to chat. She … Continue reading

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Intentional Relationship Building

January was here and gone before I could catch my breath. I spent the first week of January in the northern part of Thailand with my host family. Then back at site for a week followed by a Tessaban trip … Continue reading

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Media Project: COMPLETE.

A couple weekends ago Jae (one of my counterparts), Tree (the community development officer) and I took the youth to Thale Noi for an overnight camp to learn about creating media and making short films. It was the final activity … Continue reading

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Wat Phra Mahathat

 They say you haven’t been to Nakhon Si Thammarat until you’ve gone to Wat Phra Mahathat- วัดพระมหาธาตุวรมหาวิหาร! I can finally say, I’ve been to Nakhon! It’s the Province to the north of Phatthalung.  I hope you enjoy the pictures! According to … Continue reading

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The little things: UNO and Popcorn.

Here’s a little glimpse into my Wednesday morning. My school was closed for two days because 10 students went to compete in various levels of academics in the city. I invited the 3-6 graders to my house to make smoothies and popcorn … Continue reading

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Ages 13-73

Last week some fellow volunteers and I had the chance to visit a rehabilitation center as part of an anti-drug camp. Wat Mai Siyab is a rehabilitation center for males with drug addictions and/or mental illness. We weren’t given any … Continue reading

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