A trip up the mountains

In my Valentine's Day post I mentioned my school's Love, Care, Share project. We spent the past month gathering donations and supplies for a school in TeeBoKee village, a tiny place in the mountains where one of our TA's grew up. A week ago Friday we took those donations to the school. When we left … Continue reading A trip up the mountains

Reflections on a year in Thailand

Exactly one year ago I left my best friend and adopted family in Seattle and ended up alone in an unfamiliar place with no friends, no job, and no idea what I was doing. I was terrified. But 12 months later I have found myself in love with this place I now call home.  I have … Continue reading Reflections on a year in Thailand

Christmas in a place called home

Apologies for the insane delay in posting. I've been enjoying living life but somewhat failing at writing about it. It's been a busy few weeks. The last couple weeks of school before our break were stressful and chaos-filled, trying to prepare for the holidays and finish everything up before our break. Christmas in kindergarten was … Continue reading Christmas in a place called home

On turning 27

I never expected this is where I would be at 27. I don't know where exactly I thought I'd be, but I don't think I'd have ever guessed here: broke, single, and teaching two year olds in Thailand. My mom was 27 when she married my dad...who was 22. I never imagined I'd wait as … Continue reading On turning 27