I think I may have gotten a bit lost in the struggle of all of this. And I am all about owning your emotions and allowing yourself to be sad… But at a certain point you got to start looking on the damn bright side. And when we went around like cliche Americans yesterday and said what we’re thankful for, I said I’m thankful for … Continue reading Phrae for Thanks
This just in Brenna has finally succumbed to her health and is now lying in her hot Thai bedroom waiting for the day to end. Hello loyal readers! (That means you, Grandma) I feel like you may be anxiously awaiting the post where I let you know that I have finally gotten a handle on my life and everything seems to be moving forward in … Continue reading News From A Hot Thai Bedroom
I’ve been getting so many nice comments about the content of my last blog post. So thanks you guys. Makes me consider maybe writing philosophically about travel more often?! That being said, I do have to continue the ongoing Thai narrative or else you will be lost way behind. Let’s dive in, shall we? With complete terror and apprehension I approached the head of the … Continue reading Brenna’s Continued Obsession With Chiang Mai
Why travel? I’ve been going over in my head, trying to think about what exactly pulls people to travel. (And by ‘people’ I kind of mean backpacking young people, not like old couples who take cruises. This post doesn’t apply to them). And I think because I have spent a considerable amount of time blogging about traveling, I have earned one of those cliché, white … Continue reading Stereotypical Philosophical Travel Post
I notice when I blog I tend to write mostly about the things that are going on. What I’m do, where I’m going, who I’m meeting. Etc. But sometimes just the little nuances fall through the cracks in my pursuit of concise, riveting storytelling. But no longer! This post is exclusively about the little things. You are welcome. I would like to comment on … Continue reading The Inefficiency of Thai Brooms: And Other Random Things
And other good things that have happened. (Sorry I don’t have many pictures to accompany this….) Like the previously mentioned rainbow has promised: things are looking up. So let’s start this post with the numerous ways the teacher Boo is killing it. Firstly. I know all the names of all my fourth graders. Fuck yes. Okay, but actually for those who don’t know. Thai nicknames … Continue reading I Got Wifi In My Apartment!
The first day of school and I’m already making students cry As the end of my first week of teaching is drawing to a close! Let me catch you up on what has been the haps around Thepnaree Bilingual School. Let’s dive in, shall we? So last we heard Brenna was supposed to be teaching on Monday, but when I went in at 7:30 … Continue reading Worst Day: First Day