Monthly Archives: December 2014

Christmas in Viet Nam 2014

    Well, we are spending our first Christmas out of the country this year and it has been memorable. For a majority Buddhist country that doesn’t recognize religion we were overwhelmed at the excitement over the Christmas season. All the stores were decorated with lights and artificial Christmas trees with gifts just like at home. … Continue reading →

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Fulbrighters Meet in De Lat

Last week we flew to Da Lat to meet with US Embassy staff from Hanoi to update our progress so far on the Fulbright program in Viet Nam. Da Lat is a central highlands hill town founded by the French in the 1800’s and was untouched by the war. It is very beautiful. I was … Continue reading →

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Peggy creates international incident!

Next week is Bob’s 65th birthday so I asked the students to sing “Happy Birthday” to him. We stood at the front of the classroom and the students sang in Vietnamese and English. At the end of the song I put my arms around Bob and gave him a big kiss on the cheek. The students … Continue reading →

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