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And the good news is...I don't have epilepsy!

THAILAND | Saturday, 15 Dec 2007 | Views [3540] | Comments [2]

Yep, that’s right. Contrary to what you may believe, but I have the hospital records to prove it. My favorite part of my three days in the hospital, all the food my friends brought me (I ate NO hospital food!). My least favorite part: people poking ... Read more >

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Gallery: Hospital Stay

THAILAND | Saturday, 15 Dec 2007 | Photo Gallery


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High Points

THAILAND | Monday, 3 Dec 2007 | Views [798] | Comments [1]

The scratchy, throbbing feeling in my throat woke me at 5 am. Of course the day that I was to travel to the tallest point of Thailand would also be the day that my student’s sniffling would finally catch up with me. My room was freezing, ... Read more >

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Gallery: Doi Intanon

THAILAND | Monday, 3 Dec 2007 | Photo Gallery


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THANK YOU!!!

THAILAND | Sunday, 2 Dec 2007 | Views [616] | Comments [1]

An enormous thank-you to those of you who have donated to PEPY!!!!! Karla Jarrett & Val Beth Grandma & Grandpa Claudia Liz & Takafumi Linda & Steve Lynn Korey Seriously, I can’t thank you all enough. http:... Read more >

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Yi Peng Festival

THAILAND | Friday, 30 Nov 2007 | Views [4479] | Comments [3]

I raced home from school, not bothering to even go to my room and put my things away and rather just left them in my basket. I had a van to catch. I was invited to go to Mae Jo for the Yi Peng festival. Thousands of lit paper lanterns are released ... Read more >

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Loy Krathong Lyrics

THAILAND | Wednesday, 28 Nov 2007 | Views [47663] | Comments [9]

The Loy Krathong song (written karaoke style) according to my level 8 students: Wan pen duan sip song nam kor nong tem taling Raow thung lai chai ying sanook gun jing wan loy krathong. Loy loy krathong, loy loy kratong Loy krathong ... Read more >

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Loy Krathong - The begining

THAILAND | Monday, 26 Nov 2007 | Views [1875]

The past few days have been a whirlwind of light, noise, beauty and intensity. Loy Krathong. If you have experienced it in Chiang Mai, you realize that only those two words really explain the Loy Krathong festival. On Friday night after work, ... Read more >

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Gallery: Loy Krathong

THAILAND | Monday, 26 Nov 2007 | Photo Gallery


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Elephant Nature Park

THAILAND | Monday, 19 Nov 2007 | Views [1068]

I haven't been out of Chiang Mai since August when I went to Chiang Rai. I had a day off, and decided not only was it time to get out, but it was time to see my favorite pachyderm. So at 8 am with a van full of various tourists I was ... Read more >

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Gallery: Elephants

THAILAND | Sunday, 18 Nov 2007 | Photo Gallery


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World Sumo Championships....in Thailand? In Chaing Mai!

THAILAND | Friday, 16 Nov 2007 | Views [1969] | Comments [3]

Ok, to say I was a little excited when I found out about the World Sumo Championships being in Chang Mia…well lets just say it was a bit of an understatement. However, things really got out of control when I found out it was FREE! I mean, I was ... Read more >

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Post Bowling

THAILAND | Sunday, 11 Nov 2007 | Views [654] | Comments [3]

My picture's in a Singapore newspaper. Don't ask questions, but here's the link: http://travel.zaobao.com/pages3/travelnews071015.html

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Keto Leaves the Sea

THAILAND | Sunday, 4 Nov 2007 | Views [802] | Comments [3]

I have started a new blog, called Keto Leaves the Sea. http://ketodesigns.blogspot.com/ Keto is an ancient Greek Goddess who is often associated with sea monsters, and is known to love a good storm or a few ship wrecks. What can I say, I have been ... Read more >

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No Envelopes, No Stamps, No Problem

THAILAND | Wednesday, 31 Oct 2007 | Views [556] | Comments [1]

You can fling your panties virtually!!!! http://www.readyaimvote.com/pantiesforpeace/index.html

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Post Your Panties for Peace!

THAILAND | Saturday, 20 Oct 2007 | Views [1763] | Comments [2]

Want to know what you can do to help bring about change in Burma? Mail your underwear! Starting October 16th Lanna Action for Burma is encouraging people to send panties to the closest Burmese Embassy. Why? Well according to Lanna Action for Burma's ... Read more >

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My passion for saowarot

THAILAND | Wednesday, 10 Oct 2007 | Views [1050] | Comments [1]

While I may tell my students that my favorite fruit in mango, that isn’t exactly the truth. Don’t get me wrong, I immensely enjoy eating (and drinking) mango both green and ripe. I eat it at least once a week if not more. But what I truly ... Read more >

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A Day for Suprises

THAILAND | Saturday, 6 Oct 2007 | Views [487] | Comments [1]

It was after 8 pm, and the march quickly became a jumble of emotions and thought to hard to separate. We needed to eat. One of our friends was Filipino and only in town for a few days. We decided that we would try the only Filipino restaurant ... Read more >

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A Day for Global Action and......

THAILAND | Saturday, 6 Oct 2007 | Views [653]

Everything said that there would be a gathering at Three Kings monument at noon. One of my co-workers and I packed tuna fish sandwiches, red shirts, and at our lunch break piled lunch in my bicycle basket before both climbing on. We were a sight, ... Read more >

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Gallery: Burma Rally

THAILAND | Sunday, 30 Sep 2007 | Photo Gallery


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