Monthly Archives: September 2012

Jumping In

I’ve taking up being more physically active these days. Obesity among children in America just hit 16%, they say “sitting is the new smoking,” and loads of research is touting physical activity as good for your brain, body, and spirit. … Continue reading

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An Open Letter to Coach Woodside

Dear Coach, How are you? It’s been a while since we’ve talked. Sorry for the lack of contact. Life happens, I guess… After five years in the state of Washington and a masters degree in Boston I’m starting my third … Continue reading

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“Wow! You look fat. Especially your face.”

You would think having lived here in Chiang Mai for two years and only having been gone a year that it would be a smooth transition back. Not so. My return to Thailand has had its fair share of blunders … Continue reading

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My Favorite Thing

I had a friend out here in Thailand from Grinnell College who lovingly called many things her favorite. Among things I heard her call her favorite are brushing her teeth, eating pizza on Sundays, and the handshake we invented. One … Continue reading

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