As I journaled each night, I always had this blog in mind. Lol. So now I am retyping it, virtually word for word, right out of my lovely orange journal given to me as a 20th birthday present from Paul, as my present to all of you.
2:05 PM Thursday 6/23
Bangkok Tweets - a play-by-play of the beginning of Week 2
listening to the rain fall on the corrugated tin roof
watching a korean-chinese-thai dubbed old fashion-y drama
itching bug bites
sitting with Grandma
eating weird fruit
thankful i’m with self-sufficient, kind grandma. energetic, sweet lady
wanting to sleep at the Guest House for american team time!!!
crying for family and boyfriend, and because of humungous spider
unsure how to use the bucket shower
grateful for Pon, Thai-English teen / translator
appreciating the amenities of Ruth Center: water, fan, food, candy, guitar, COMPANY
can’t believe. it’s only day 2.
NOT loving little Thai kids
praying for Ansell, Abi, Daniel
RODE A MOTORCYCLE!!
journaling too early. I should save this for nightfall.
(read an entire journal entry from my first full day below…)