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Get Rich, Join the Peace Corps!

Sunday, October 7th, 2007

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Lalo and I with some of my co-teachers and friends. Yellow is the color for the King and Thais love their king. Love. The entire country is a sea of yellow.

Going back to your Peace Corps site is kinda like going home after your first semester in college. You realize that you will always be a guest from that point forward. Your life as you knew it no longer exists. Strange things have happened to your room (my old house in Thailand is now a motorcylce repair shop) and you are acutely aware of the most minor changes that have occurred since you left. In your mind that place is frozen in time, but in reality time has marched on without you. One of the biggest shocks for me was how big some of my students had gotten. They were grade school children when I left and now they are young adults in high school. It made me stop and think about time and how precious every day, week, and month is. [read on]

Back in the Land of the Free

Thursday, September 20th, 2007

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My first trip to Thailand was six years ago. I was living in Japan at the time and it was just a quick vacation. I immediately loved it, though. I loved the chaos, the tolerance, the relaxed lifestyle. I knew I would return one day. [read on]

Free Tibet? (An incredibly pensive post)

Wednesday, September 19th, 2007
Photo Sharing and Video Hosting at Photobucket I'm in Thailand. Hallelujah.  It was definitely time to move on and Thailand is exactly what I needed. I've been thinking alot about Tibet as I spend my days ... [Continue reading this entry]