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What’s up next?

Can you believe the St. Croix Valley Pageant is in it’s 13th year?!  More than 10 years ago, I was a contestant for Teen Miss St. Croix Valley and this year I get to participate in a different capacity! Young … 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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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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Dengue Fever Scare

Dengue fever (DEN-ghee), also known as break-bone fever or in Thai ไข้เลือดออก (Kaai luat awk) have you heard of it? The vector-borne virus from mosquitos… In training our Peace Corps Doc went over the different viruses that are common in … 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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