Category Archives: thai things


So since Bangkok is a pretty non-normal place it was only appropriate that my farewell was.. you know.. non-normal. Rachel organized a photo-shoot at a fantastically Thai photo studio named U-SMILE, and smile we did. Especially after our strong showing … Continue reading

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So from what I hear the protestors have dispersed now here in Bangkok. It was pretty bizarre to feel safe over here in my part of town, and then see very aggressive, unpredictable images of the city live on CNN. … Continue reading

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A Taste of the Bizarre

I’ve had 48 fours filled with head-scratching, where-did-that-come-from moments. Here are three: 1. I braided pig-tails for 20 minutes while substituting in a kindergarten class.2. I witnessed a grown woman retching in a classroom who then pretended like it was … Continue reading

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Bangkok, Thailand: Kind of Like an All-Girls School

So I realized that I hadn’t mentioned something on here that is pertinent to my daily life here in BKK: pretty much all of my friends and the important people in my life here are women (save Dad). This was … Continue reading

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well… this got awkward.

So in one of my classes the girls have developed this strange habit of walking up to me, rubbing my stomach and saying “BABY!” This makes me extremely uncomfortable on a number of levels – and usually I say something … Continue reading

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Chiang Mai!

so.. clearly I haven’t been so good about posting. Took me awhile to get back into my patterns after vacation !!BUT!! I’m on the verge of being better about e-mailing and all of those good things! On to more exciting … Continue reading

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Trip Planned (and booked!) to Chiang Mai!

Take that New Year’s Resolution #1! I’m going to Chiang Mai the first weekend in February with Rachel – yesss!!! The train tickets have even been purchased. Boo-yah. Here’s how I picture us on the train: It’s nice, no? Also … Continue reading

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