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You were once one cell for half an hour.

I recently ran into an old acquaintance from high school who I haven’t seen in five years and the first question he asked me, after first telling me which top ten grad school he was attending,  was “so do you … Continue reading

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Make Tea Not War – well, for women at least . . .

The temperature is starting to drop, soon the leaves will follow and we will be ushered into the best season of the year.  That’s right – it’s leather boots and tea season served with an apple crisp on the side. … Continue reading

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We forget that our bodies are art too.

Use yours.

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The top of the world

I always thought that life was sweeter in the mornings.  That is the time when the world is quiet and the birds are chirping, the morning dew still wet and fresh on the grass soaking in the clean air.  No … Continue reading

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A Fresh Saturday.

  Usually my Saturday mornings begin at 6:30 AM when my alarm goes off and I naturally roll over until 6:40 when I roll out of bed (gone are the days when I would actually take the time and effort … Continue reading

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The colors of Asia

From the second largest building in the world to one of the ancient wonders of the world. From one of the most modern and fastest developing cities in the world to a 46% literacy rate.  I spent eighteen days traveling … Continue reading

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Learning the art of doing Nothing.

So to start off, I must apologize for the lack of pictures  . . . in the process of becoming less of a tourist and more of a “local” I have stopped carrying my camera around with me everywhere I … Continue reading

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Getting settled in my Vietnamese ways…

Finally had a breath to kick back and relax!  I’m officially TESOL certified and out in the world looking for a teaching job in Saigon!  It’s hard to believe that just a couple of months ago I was the student … Continue reading

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Hidden Alleys and Bowls of Noodles

I’m on to my second week in Saigon and starting to feel more and more at home– I have an apartment (well actually an entire townhouse),  I’m job hunting, and am already finding my favorite nooks and crannies in Saigon’s … Continue reading

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“I’m a tourist not an ATM machine”

As I flew in to Phnom Penh from Bangkok, it was clear that I was entering not only a different country, but rather a completely different form of living.  From the plane, I saw not concentrated areas of civilization and … Continue reading

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