Monthly Archives: September 2012

Banana ice cream

Ice cream (and really all dairy products) here are expensive — as expected because I think there are something like three cows on the island. I drink boxed milk (my tastebuds are not sophisticated so I can’t tell the difference) … Continue reading

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Honey Crunch

Here’s a little bit about my job. One of the many reasons I enjoy the work I do is because I work with kids — that includes babies, who usually are pretty cute little bundles! There is one nurse I … Continue reading

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Walking path and pictures

As promised.. a break from those potentially boring posts for some pictures. There is a great path along “Beach Road” that is paved and is a common place to find the bikers, walkers, and joggers of Saipan. I recently took … Continue reading

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Saipan info part four and five

Saipan: Industry and People I decided to combine industry and people because they actually seem to go together. There used to be a very different population here. In history, there was a large population of Japanese here prior to World … Continue reading

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Saipan info part three

Part Three: Saipan Government (as far as I can tell)… and an update on the status of the government here * This will include a little information about Medicaid as well since that applies to my field. The Saipan government … Continue reading

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Saipan info part two

Part Two: History of Saipan I hadn’t heard much about Saipan before I found out about my position here but it wasn’t completely unheard of among my family and friends. It’s unfortunate most recent claim to international attention was the … Continue reading

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Saipan info part one

Now that I’ve been in Saipan for almost three months, I figured I should give you a summary about what I know/have learned about Saipan. Before coming here, I tried to get information about this island on the internet and … Continue reading

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