Monthly Archives: February 2015

On Culture Shock

It was about 1pm. We’d been sitting on the concrete floor for over an hour with 30 children, many of them preschoolers with autism. The caretakers were sitting at a table in the middle of the room talking to each … Continue reading

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Extending Our Thai Visas

I’ve spent the last week locked in our relatively small (I say relatively because most of the time space is no problem, but during a few days of quarantine it gets real small, real fast) with my new companion, Laryngitis. … Continue reading

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5 Weeks In – Reflecting on our Voluntourism Experience

We’ve gotten well past the halfway point in our volunteering session at the Ranong Special Education Center. 5 weeks completed and 3 left to go! I spent the weekend drafting a compilation of my notes to guide the next volunteers … Continue reading

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Visiting the Ngao Waterfall

On Monday, Ed dragged my sleepy behind out of bed (I’ve been having trouble falling asleep lately which leads to tough mornings), made sure I ate and got dressed then ushered me out the door. We biked to school only … Continue reading

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