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Crocs: An Unlikely Solution to the Asian Rainy Season Dilemma

I bought a pair I bought a pair of Crocs yesterday. The horror!!! This purchase was one of the most difficult I have ever made. You see, I can’t stand Crocs. I think they’re: ugly clunky and overall pretty darn … Continue reading

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And We Thought the US Gas Crisis Was Bad…

Watching vehicles of all kinds and sizes cue for petrol at the gas station across the street from my hotel in Makale is a flash-back to ‘70s American gas rationing. Cars, trucks, buses, and motorbikes line up in and out … Continue reading

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Sometimes We Just Have to Punt…

Day one of teacher training got off to a SLOOOWWWWWWW start. Merda sent me a message telling me to take my time, and we ended up starting – with speeches – at almost 11:00 instead of 8. While I was … Continue reading

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