Back in the USA

Posted on 19. May, 2010 by .

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I guess it’s been almost 2 weeks since we arrived in the US! It sure doesn’t feel that long. Just to keep you up to date, here’s some of what we’ve been up to…

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Saying Goodbye

Saying Goodbye

Posted on 03. May, 2010 by .

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Tonight we get on a plane and begin our journey back to the States. We’ve said it many times, but it’s true- the time has really flown by! When we woke up this morning and realized it has been a year in Thailand, we found it hard to believe this season of our life is already over…

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Food Friday: Tom Yum Goong

Food Friday: Tom Yum Goong

Posted on 30. Apr, 2010 by .

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If you asked most Thais what is the best Thai food they will say Tom yum, even though the first thing a Westerner thinks is Pad Thai. Having lived here for a year, I’m likely to agree with the Thais. It’s SO flavourful. Yesterday, we learned how to make it. Tom yum means boiled, with a lot of ingredients, and spicy. And that’s exactly what it is. A good tom yum is a balance of salty, sour, sweet, and spicy.

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What We’ll Miss

What We’ll Miss

Posted on 20. Apr, 2010 by .

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As crazy as it seems, less than two weeks from now we’ll be saying goodbyes and getting on a plane on our journey back to the US. It’s a little surreal to pack our stuff up and begin to orient our minds towards life stateside. Of course there are mixed emotions… we’re excited to see everyone we’ve missed, but there are things we’ll miss from here as well….Top Ten Things We’ll Miss From Thailand…

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Food Friday: Why?

Food Friday: Why?

Posted on 16. Apr, 2010 by .

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If there’s one thing you know about me by reading this blog, it’s that I love food. Well, that and I live in Thailand. But about the food thing… some have asked why focus so much on food? On my first trip out of America on my own, I traveled to Scandinavia. My luggage is stuck somewhere in Iceland, while I’m somewhere in Norway (when you say “My luggage is lost in Iceland” out loud, you don’t expect to see it again). Then, I stupidly leave my carry-on in the bus while getting out. True story.

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