Wednesday, February 18, 2015

Cultivating Novelty

Hey folks!  Been a long time since I've blogged.  I do have some things to share, but for now, I wanted to link this article I wrote for (Ajarn means 'teacher' in Thai).

Hey folks! Joko here, your senior Myanmar correspondent at It's approaching one year since I left The Land of Smiles for the wild, final frontier of TESOL in SE Asia, and, as anniversaries often make one feel, I find myself more and more contemplative as the date approaches.


  1. Traveling to new places at our own pace is what or new lifestyle is all about. The people we meet speak English, but sometime their accents are interesting. You may enjoy seeing new temples, we see new hiking paths and grocery stores.

    Re rats overhead. Get your own traps. Peanut butter works well. Your landlord might just ask them to leave. I became a rat and mouse expert on Old Ranch Road after the cat was gone.

  2. Thank you for posting a link to where you are doing more writing. You're good at what you do, my friend. As for you staying in Myanmar for another year and a half, I pray it will fulfill your dreams and be a blessing to you.


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