Monthly Archives: November 2012

Forbidden Island Hike

On my day off, I went with a group of friends to hike to Forbidden Island. I’ve heard many stories about the hike and hadn’t gone yet because of the tough dirt road to get there and wanting to go … Continue reading

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Christmas lights and more sunset

I have been playing Christmas music around here but the persistently stable temperature is defying all those feelings of Christmas. My neighbor surprised me one day by putting up some lights that they had extra. Now, I try to eat … Continue reading

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Sunrise and Sunset

This past week for some reason I have been thinking about the fact that I want to catch as many sunrises and sunsets here as possible. The weather has been nice and the clouds have been different everyday so I … Continue reading

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Thanksgiving Part 2

After I posted in the afternoon, I stopped by a friend’s house and ate some home cooked turkey, gravy and stuffing. It was very satisfying to be eating turkey! I think it helped make the day complete. The convinced me … Continue reading

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Happy Thanksgiving!

Happy Thanksgiving to all from Saipan! It’s only 3 o’clock in the afternoon now and it already feels like I’ve had a whole day. This morning, I got up early for the Annual Turkey Trot here. It is a ~4.5 … Continue reading

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Early decorating

I have the day off so after my physical therapy (my last one!), I decided I would do some arts and crafts and start my Christmas decorations early. I blogged about Christmas trees before, and today .. I actually saw … Continue reading

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In critical condition

I haven’t updated about the hospital recently and while the rest of the hospital has been functioning, the infrastructure has been working overtime to get us out of the state of being in critical condition. While in the hospital, there … Continue reading

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Pictures from Mt. Tapochau

This morning, my friends and I went on a hike up to the top of Mt. Tapochau — the highest point in Saipan. It is a tourist destination and there are groups of four-wheel drive vehicles that make the trek … Continue reading

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Front yard flowers and holiday preparations

It certainly does not feel like fall (or early winter) here at all. It is the same temperature, or even warmer perhaps. There are some winds that blow through that make it cooler though. Because of the temperature, I’ve had … Continue reading

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A picturesque day

It was nice to have a day off today. I had my camera with me most of the day today and was blessed today with some beauty to take pictures of. I’ll let the pictures do the speaking.. Click on … Continue reading

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