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Bali Intermission: End of the Year Assessment Or How I Learned to Let Go of Teaching Expectations and Actually TEACH

A brief intermission from the Bali adventures…. This week marks the finals week of the 2011-2012 school year. The foreign language department of roughly twenty lovely Thai teachers is a roller coaster of silence and noise, inactivity and frantic flurries. … Continue reading

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Weekend Excursions Volume III: Laos

We weren’t sure our fellow LanguageCorps teachers from Cambodia were going to make the train to Laos. The plan: meet at the Hua Lamphong Train Station in Bangkok on Friday evening, take the night train north to Nong Khai, Thailand, … Continue reading

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Sentimental Detachments

Our apartment is nigh empty and the past few weeks I’ve had a difficult time packing and selling furniture. I’ve always been proud to easily survive on only few personal possessions so I was surprised at how upset I felt … Continue reading

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