Chaing Mai was a whirl wind adventure. The trip was spur of the moment and only for a short weekend. I had only been back maybe a…… Read more “Things To Do In Chiang Mai”
How many of you admit you’re chunky? Maybe have a few extra pounds? How many of you call yourself fat? How many of you don’t like talking…… Read more “My Fat Ass In Thailand”
Teaching abroad isn’t going to be like what you expected. There will be ups and downs. You’ll feel as if you’re failing all the time. What you think is best for your kids is sometimes impossible to carry out due to the culture.
The one way I’ve been able to release some of the built up stress is writing to my grandparents. They don’t always have access to their emails or Facebook, so the old fashioned letter writing works best. It’s something which needs to come back. There’s more personality to it, and a greater sense of connection.
Here is one of the many letters I have sent back home about how it it’s actually like teaching in Thailand.
Living with any kind of roommate is hard enough. You have to deal with their personality, their little quirks, not having your own space, and the bickering…… Read more “Things to Know Before Living with a Texan Woman”
Last Thursday was Scout Day at the school. I never knew how prevalent it was until I came here. To be honest, I didn’t even fathom Thailand…… Read more “Scout Day at School”
When you’re in front of a class teaching so many things run through your head. They don’t want to be here. Their body is here, but their…… Read more “Reality of Being a Teacher”
You don’t realize how much you miss something or how much it was a part of you until you taste it once again after several months. Okay,…… Read more “Cure-All Answer: Tea”
Teaching… it’s a love / hate relationship. Some days you’re amazed you’re kids are understanding so much material. Then the next day, it all comes crashing down…… Read more “Teaching Abroad… Love / Hate Relationship”
The Hangover was always a silly movie. Never understood why people would do such stupid things or how they could even find shit like they did in…… Read more “One Night in Bangkok”
Travelling for several months at a time can make you miss home. You may not want to go back at the moment, but there are brief times…… Read more “Heart and Soul of Texas: Top Country Songs”
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If you could change one thing, what would it be? What’s one thing you’ve regretted? Everyone’s been asked these questions or pondered them at some point. I’d…… Read more “If You Could Change One Thing…”
Sometimes I wonder if I’m doing the wrong thing or going the wrong places. Other people my age are happy with someone, married, or having children. They…… Read more “Young and Restless: Jump On That Plane”
I was stuck in a dead end job where I wasn’t going to get switched from temp to permanent employee. I had to get out. I had to travel somewhere. I had to have adventure. So I made the leap…
I’m still new to this whole blog thing. It’s going to take a bit so please bare with me and I think we’ll all get through this…… Read more “Becoming an ESL Teacher Abroad: 1st Weekend of Classes”