Moon Dancer Diaries

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Thalassa

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Saturday April 5, 2014

6:20 pm

Long Beach, Koh Lanta, Thailand

I am walking along the beach, waves kiss my toes. I soak in the humid breeze, my nostrils devouring the thick scent of life. It rained today. The waves were tempestuous to the untrained eye, savage. But the sea, she matched my mood. Powerfully restless. Moving quickly, gracefully, yet some think she is erratic or dangerous. Do I?

No.

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The Magic

The sun is shining – the sun is shining. That is the Magic. The flowers are growing – the roots are stirring. That is the Magic. Being alive is the Magic – being strong is the Magic. The magic is in me – the Magic is in me. It is in me – it is in me. It’s in every one of us. – Colin, “The Secret Garden”

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Colin is right. The magic in life is celebrating all its facets.

Rapt wonder
Light bursting

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Sawankhalokians, Sawankhalokites, and Sawankhalokers: Part 1

Sawankhalokians, Sawankhalokites, and Sawankhalokers: Part 1

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One year ago, I was hired to teach English in Thailand to high school students. Not only did I need to prepare to move to the other side of the world but I had a scant 6 weeks to get my life together. In miraculously swift movements, I was able to quit my job, get a visa, get vaccinations, and pack my life into one backpack and an obnoxiously large red suitcase. And off I went…

This past year I…

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On The Road Again

On The Road Again

Our newest journey of journeys began last Thursday with a bit of a rough start: excessive amounts of time in buses, packing and unpacking bags, exorbitant prices for motorbike flat tires, all led to exhaustion and a bit of crankiness.

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We packed our far too numerous and weighty bags and hopped into a little propeller plane from Sukhothai to Bangkok. We arrived at the infamous Khao San Road…

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