~Taken by the Wind~

(A Journey of a Leap of Faith)

An American Returns

The final descent begins and I scoot over to the window seat (thankfully having had both seats to myself for the 10 hour leg of the journey from Japan to … Continue reading

November 30, 2010 · 5 Comments

A Part of You

“You never really leave a place or person you love, Part of them you take with you, Leaving a part of yourself behind.”  

November 29, 2010 · 1 Comment

Around these Parts, You’re Homeward Bound.

I’m sitting in an airport hotel (for less than $25 a night- will miss the affordability of life here) listening to airplanes fly overhead. I said goodbye to Chiang Rai … Continue reading

November 23, 2010 · 9 Comments

And the password is…

I forgot to post the password! Fail. The password for the video is “ginandtonic”. Thanks to the roommates for that one 🙂

November 23, 2010 · 4 Comments


Last night was my goodbye party. We celebrated it on Loy Krathong (more on that in another post- what crazy fun chaos that was) and I could pretend the fireworks … Continue reading

November 22, 2010 · 1 Comment


I hiked 800 m. uphill to a waterfall the other day. My leg muscles have still not forgiven me. Khong Khurn Waterfall is located close to my house, I attempted … Continue reading

November 20, 2010 · Leave a comment

You Give Me Fever

I have a sweet student named Aunglee who attends my Level 1 English classes. The first couple of times I saw him I was struck by his little face, how … Continue reading

November 18, 2010 · 2 Comments

Your Heart

Third guest post is up at Spring! This time next week it will be Thanksgiving- and I will be in AMERICA.

November 18, 2010 · Leave a comment

A Tin of Cookies

I went for a massage the other day (got to cram in those $7 massages while I can). As I sat on the couch waiting, I idly gazed out the … Continue reading

November 16, 2010 · Leave a comment


A few photos from the past couple of days- Just a few of the blessings I’ve had while living here. I leave in one week and one day.

November 14, 2010 · Leave a comment