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Jingle Bells

( I wrote this back in December..) I wasn’t sure what to expect for Christmas this year. I’m back living with my host family and we have been talking for weeks about having a Christmas party at our house. A … Continue reading

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Khaojeak Making You Smile! เขาเจียกเรียกยิ้ม

Once a year we have Khaojeak Riak Yim. It’s an effort to bring the community together in a fun and educational way. This event is designed and put on by youth with the support of adults. It’s name Khaojeak Riak … Continue reading

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The Little Things: Love, Health, Happiness

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Little Things: Mountains. Videos. Nerves.

On a Tuesday after school, I was headed to make a video for a University of Southern Maine Alumni reporter. She is writing a story about my experience here in Thailand for the Alumni Newsletter. My students thought the best place … 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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Camping!

Life certainly has been busy the past couple of weeks. I’ve been blessed with a Dtambon and counterparts that have a lot going on. My issue with the blog now is discerning what I should write about, because no matter … Continue reading

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