Cambodia, Expat, Personal, Phnom Penh

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A sketch from her site

A sketch from her site

Sheila ,my mom, got on the blogging thing long before I did, as she began her own journey in Cambodia.

She, being the topic or part of so many of my posts, deserves a bit of credit for pushing me to write- for pleasure, catharsis, knowledge, self discovery, and to vent.

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Cambodia, Fashion, Food, Music, Personal, Phnom Penh, Travel, United States

So This is the New Year. Written January 19th, 2013.

I sit here in an extremely air conditioned room, filled with deep dark cherry wood, Egyptian cotton bedding, the sounds of garden parties filtering through the window, the faint smell of coconut rolls and green apples in the air. The soft lights illuminate my surroundings perfectly and Jesse Morrow croons from my laptop as I type. I write from Le Meridien Hotel in Siem Reap, a delightful and unexpected getaway mixed with some business and a lot of leisure.

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