Monthly Archives: July 2010

Dance Magic Dance

Synchronized aerobic dancing on the Mekong river at dusk with a bunch of Cambodian ladies and 8-12 year-old boys may just be the best thing ever. We’re moving to our (first) host families today! Lots to be done in preparation … Continue reading

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Joom reap sua

Between starting to learn Khmer and getting all the details of our upcoming training, my brain is crammed full of new information at the moment. I think a lot of it must be leaking right back out at this point, … Continue reading

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what time is it???

I think right now it’s Thursday at 10pm here in Phnom Penh. My body and my computer are telling me otherwise. At any rate, we made it! In the past couple days… – flew to San Francisco and met 54 … Continue reading

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And we’re off!

Hello blog readers. Thanks for your interest in my trip to Cambodia. I’ve been keeping the identity of my blog something of a secret for a while. Now it’s just about time to start my Peace Corps adventure, so I … Continue reading

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excitement…

Less than a week out now. Not thinking about that. Everyone keeps asking me if I’m excited. The easy answer? Yes! Of course! This is something I’ve wanted to do for years, and I know it will be an unbeatable … Continue reading

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Preparations

Some of the things I’m doing to prepare: 1) Eating tons of American junk food. I’ve been basically rotating through CVS’s weekly candy and junk food sale items. Dark chocolate Reese’s Peanut Butter Cups? Yes please. Oversize bag of Sour … Continue reading

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two weeks

That is, two weeks from today, I will be on a plane to my Peace Corps staging. Technically, I won’t actually be leaving the country until two weeks from tomorrow. I spent today shopping for all those things I “need” … Continue reading

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