Monthly Archives: May 2013

Nothing less than the best

Yesterday I went for an eye appointment and seriously had the best visit with an optometrist of my life. A few other things happened yesterday that reminded me that there are lots of people on the islands of CNMI that … Continue reading

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Oh.. only in Saipan

I haven’t posted on this because I had purposely been avoiding thinking about it but… it’s getting close. I will be leaving Saipan as scheduled in about two weeks. Before coming to Saipan, I had applied for special training in … Continue reading

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Fundraiser Swim

As I have alluded to, I am leaving Saipan in a few very short weeks to start a new chapter in San Francisco so.. I did my last organized sport event this weekend and it summed up my feelings about … Continue reading

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Kawaii sushi making

When I heard about this.. I basically knew I had to do it. How fun and totally something that I might not be able to do in the States. The classes were put on by Joeten.. what is Joeten? THE … Continue reading

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Save the mangoes

Mangoes are everywhere now. First of all, mangoes orĀ  mangos? (it’s not really clear even per Merriam-Webster!) While I know many people (mostly that reside in the States) that love the fruit called mango, they are not generally readily available … Continue reading

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Patience is a virtue

Patience is one characteristic that I find most difficult to swallow — which is interesting because I also can sit still and watch a whole sunset and just.. sit.. by myself. (It’s glorious, can you tell I’m an introvert?) Here’s … Continue reading

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WAVE

May is tourism month here in Saipan so there have been various new activities around town as well as reminders about tourism. I have actually heard that there aren’t enough hotels in Saipan to accommodate the tourists that come — … Continue reading

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