Monthly Archives: May 2015

The Cycle

Depression. Check Fear. Check Regression. Check Loneliness. Well, duh. According to the Cycle of Vulnerability and Adjustment, the Cycle we’ll call it, I’m right where I should be. The Peace Corps has been in business now for over 50 years. … Continue reading

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Krabi 365, Ranong 84

It was an unfair match from the start.  Ranong never stood a chance. Krabi has the beaches and the limestone karsts jutting out of the water, internationally known and recognized, picture-perfect-paradise; it’s one of the places all the pretty people … Continue reading

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Gin Kaao

I mentioned to my landlady that I had “gluuai” for breakfast. “Gluuai” was one of the first Thai words I learned and a word that I can use with confidence. She repeats the word several times but it sounds different … Continue reading

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Driving Lessons

My first weekend at site my counterpart took me on a tour of my new province in her little red Mazda. I only have a bicycle and so am reliant on others for these types of trips. The Peace Corps … Continue reading

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