Home from the Beach

Today was my first experience flying back into HCMC and feeling like I made it home.  Weird.  Despite the rainy weather, we had a wonderful vacation.  I have lots to share, but since I have to actually grade the essays that I carried with me on the plane, I will leave you with the highlights only.

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There were peaceful and dry moments! Also, stunning beauty!

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I fell in love with a dog. My friends suggested lots of names for him, including “Rabies” and “Not Yours,” but we finally settled on Frankie. He is so dear.

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Gregor broke his hotel room key trying to open a beer at the night market.

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Alison has mastered scooter driving! She is my hero!

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We had one magical sunset in a spot that will never be as unspoiled again. Too bad the developers already laid claim to the land I was going to use to build my shack by the sea.

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My travel companions were fun and adventurous! Who gets this many new co-workers that they want to travel with? The universe is always on my side.

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I ripped my dress getting out of a cab. Oops. Even this wardrobe malfunction was turned into great fun with the crew.

  More to come about what we learned about Phu Quoc.

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