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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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Excuse me… Songkran

Excuse me… Songkran

Posted on 13. Apr, 2010 by .

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This morning while walking back from the store, I was approached by a teenager. “Excuse me… Songkran…” He said apologetically while pouring ice water all down the front of my shirt. Thus began our Songkran – the Thai New Year as well as the biggest and best loved holiday in Thailand. Songkran is a three day festival, April 13-15…

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Staff Retreat

Staff Retreat

Posted on 07. Mar, 2010 by .

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Last week we loaded up a van, 2 trucks and 2 cars and headed to the beach for a few days to rest and reconnect with the rest of the church staff. We went a few hours south of Bangkok to a National Park. Enjoy the pictures…

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The Price of Things

The Price of Things

Posted on 10. Jan, 2010 by .

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Someone asked us: What are the most expensive things to buy in Thailand? What is so inexpensive that you almost giggle each time you buy it knowing that we are paying so much more over here? Answer:…

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Village Trip

Village Trip

Posted on 03. Jan, 2010 by .

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A certain amount of our time off from teaching has been devoted to resting and recharging (hence the lack of blogging lately 😉 ). It has been lovely and we are feeling reenergized. Part of this has included some traveling. We had the opportunity to visit Paul & Lori Vernon up north. They graciously hosted us in their home in Chiang Rai, and then took us to their Akha village house and showed us what their life looks like there. It was thrilling to feel some cold air and actually want to wear socks :). But, of course, there was so much more to the experience than that…

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