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    Blockbusted…Happy Thanksgiving!

    I apologize for the long gap in my postings. From limited Cambodian internet to a whirlwind Thai wedding to thinking I had dengue fever in Laos (…) I am doing my best to catch up. However, today I am so thankful for all of you that are reading this and sticking with me! Those we […]

    November 24, 2011 5 Comments Dear Mom
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    In 1492 Columbus Didn’t Sail The Ocean Blue

    Christoforo landed in the Bahamas by accident on October 12, 1492. Like so many of his contemporaries, he was trying to find a more efficient route to the riches of the East, his eyes both bright with hope and black with single-minded greed. He might have been white with fear or a slightly cowardly yellow, […]

    October 10, 2011 7 Comments Dear Mom
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    Happy Birthday October!

    With harvest moons, football games and candy corn, it is easy to fall slap in love with October. I personally have an unusually large number of friends and family that mark their birthdays this month, which hit home when I was sending off a load of early birthday cards before I departed the US. I’m […]

    October 9, 2011 8 Comments Dear Mom