Category: Thailand

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Jakarta Postal System: 1; Josie: 0

I spent my birthday in Thailand, fleeing Indonesia for a week in order to renew my visa for the second half of my internship teaching English in Jakarta. In Phuket, I watched sunsets set the ocean on fire. During the days, I trekked along the rocky coasts and lounged amongst the stones, staring at the ocean, swishing my feet in the changing tides to … Read More Jakarta Postal System: 1; Josie: 0

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Ocean Waltz

  She danced to Beethoven’s Archduke Piano Trio wild and reckless her calloused feet kissing the white sand the crescendo of piano the crescent wave. She didn’t care for whoever saw her; no one was looking anyways and she curated her own reality. Sometimes she danced on tiptoe when the occasion called for it but more often than not it was full-fledged arm flinging … Read More Ocean Waltz

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The Art of Sleeping on Public Transportation

We learn and master and cultivate passion through practice. We aren’t born with the ability to read. We aren’t born with the ability to do woodworking. We aren’t born with a longing for the perfect cup of coffee. Everything is a practice. Even passion is a practice; we practice and practice and in this manner we cultivate our own passions. We truly can learn … Read More The Art of Sleeping on Public Transportation

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Vagabonding to Thailand

Beats. Eyes open legs stretch roll out window open. Deep breath long stretch meditation pose vinyasa. Cold shower long fresh pure wet hair towel off. Boiling water over coffee grounds over oatmeal stir with spoon add honey. Sip savor chew write.