Monthly Archives: November 2010

The Grass is Greener in Bali

John Hardy: My green school dream (I’m technologically challenged and am trying to get the video to appear directly in the blog . . . but it’s a work in progress . . . the link will have to do … Continue reading

Posted in children, Disabilities, Southeast Asia, Teaching | Leave a comment

My Saigon Thanksgiving

In making the decision to come here, I knew that missing Thanksgiving would be one of the hardest things for me to come to terms with.  There really is nothing quite like hunkering up in Wisconsin, Lake Michigan sparkling outside … Continue reading

Posted in Food, Photography, Saigon, Southeast Asia, Vietnam | 2 Comments

Teacher! Teacher!

November 20 is teacher’s day in Vietnam . . . here are some pics of the day!  

Posted in children, LanguageCorps, Saigon, Southeast Asia, Teaching, Vietnam | 1 Comment

Blind only to fear

  Everyone seems to hold some fear of the unknown, whether this materializes in fearing the unknown future, the unknown feelings in a relationship, the unknown “mystery meat” in Vietnamese street vendors, the unknown outcomes of taking a risk, the … Continue reading

Posted in Adventure, children, Disabilities, Saigon, Southeast Asia, Teaching, Travel, Vietnam, volunteering | Leave a comment

Lesson one: I am amazing.

I currently teach 9 classes averaging around 22 young pupils a class.  That means 189 young open minds are exposed to the world of Andee.  They not only sit before me but they are also subject to my perceptions, my … Continue reading

Posted in children, Saigon, Southeast Asia, Teaching, Vietnam | 4 Comments

Me, Myself & Mui Ne

The other Friday I opened my schedule for the upcoming week expecting to see the days Wednesday through Monday filled in with hours when to my astounded surprise I saw not one but TWO days left untouched.  Even more exciting … Continue reading

Posted in Adventure, beauty, children, Photography, Saigon, Southeast Asia, Travel, Vietnam | Leave a comment