Category Archives: Travel

Happy to go, Sorry to Leave

When I arrived in the United States three months ago, my artist heart longed for the colors of Thailand.  In the studio I painted beach huts, abandoned sheds, jungle greenery.  My palette, hopelessly dislocated, reflected heat back up to me in the form of deep red orange and hot pink. After a time I could not […]

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Scooter World

Around here, life happens on the back of a scooter.  Sure, there are other modes of transportation such as bicycles, cars, taxis, and even the colorful tuk tuks, but no doubt about it… scooters rule. Scooters have their own set of rules, if you can even call them “rules.” They weave in and out of […]

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Letting Go

“People will tell you where they’ve been They’ll tell you where to go But till you get there yourself, you never really know” –Joni Mitchell Greetings from beautiful Thailand!  It‘s been a mere ten days since our plane left the ground and already so much has happened.  Similar to our last stay, the decision to […]

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At the Airport

We’re at the airport and absolutely bleary eyed.What a wild day.What a wild three weeks!After months of anticipation and planning, the day has finally arrived to leave for Asia.I have felt so much support and encouragement at school from my students and peers.I am a poster child for the sabbatical program.It’s meant to be good […]

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