Monthly Archive: April, 2013

Lesson #18: We all need a hug from home once and a while

Back to Bangkok. Last time I was here I was a member of an eighty person orientation of new teachers, all of us fresh from the islands, our concept of Thailand miniscule. This… Continue reading

Lesson #17: Calculated risks are hard to come by

    I am in Chiang Mai, chapter three of this Thailand experience. I conquered Thabo, sailed through round one of travels around Southeast Asia, and now find myself strapping on the training… Continue reading

Lesson #16: Fill your noggin with something useful

My skin is warm, my mind deliciously relaxed. I am in Nha Trang, Vietnam, coming back from a full day of coconuts and crashing waves. My eyes glance down and connect with those… Continue reading

Lesson #15: When in Vietnam, eat.

A blog post written on the road.  Traveling is hard, in fact at the moment I am a bit cynical of the entire idea. Pass through a city, “see” as much as you… Continue reading