Life in Laos through the lens of a diplomatic wife raising twin toddlers.

Monthly Archives: June, 2012

Weekly Photo Challenge: Close – Mexico

The closeness of ending a pleasant day exploring a foreign town. To add your own photo to the challenge, visit WordPress Daily Post. Have fun! Archive of my previous Weekly … Continue reading

June 15, 2012 · 11 Comments

What Language Learning Can Also Teach You

I took my Lao language exam this week and finally finished up ten months of training. Yay! I’m not sure what I am more excited about: being fluent in a … Continue reading

June 15, 2012 · 7 Comments

Camping and Hiking With Toddlers

Last weekend we took our 2.5-year old twins camping for the first time. It was only one night but three days later I’m still recovering from lack of sleep – … Continue reading

June 13, 2012 · 10 Comments

Weekly Photo Challenge: Friendship – My Children

This picture immediately came to mind for this week’s photo challenge topic – friendship. Here, my son is leading his twin sister through a crowd in Princeton, New Jersey. He … Continue reading

June 8, 2012 · 19 Comments

Climbing Mt. Kilimanjaro

One of the significant singular events in my life was climbing Mt. Kilimanjaro. It has been ten years since then but every June I think of it and celebrate my … Continue reading

June 6, 2012 · 23 Comments

Calm After The Storm

Five days after being on the main page of Freshly Pressed a normal pace of life here has returned. This is what it looks like to reach so many people … Continue reading

June 5, 2012 · 9 Comments

Our Fuel-Efficient Stove Project Success

To add even more excitement to this week’s whirlwind, I just read “Stove designed by US national lab improves lives in Darfur” about how the fuel-efficient stove project my husband … Continue reading

June 2, 2012 · 11 Comments

Weekly Photo Challenge: Today – USA

Today I’m feeling physically under the weather but emotionally over the moon about all the new friends and kindred spirits I’ve met here within a mere 24hrs after getting freshly … Continue reading

June 1, 2012 · 21 Comments

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