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A Cambodian Thanksgiving

Thanksgiving isn’t celebrated in Cambodia (indeed, Christmas isn’t either.) So I had normal work at the school all day, hence why I’m writing the post after Thanksgiving. We’ll have our Thanksgiving dinner tomorrow, Sabbath. It’s Friday evening now, about 8:00 local time. I live in the eastern highlands of Cambodia, and winter is coming on. That means temperatures down to

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A Cambodian Thanksgiving

Thanksgiving isn’t celebrated in Cambodia (indeed, Christmas isn’t either.) So I had normal work at the school all day, hence why I’m writing the post after Thanksgiving. We’ll have our Thanksgiving dinner tomorrow, Sabbath. It’s Friday evening now, about 8:00 local time. I live in the eastern highlands of Cambodia, and winter is coming on. That means temperatures down to

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About Me

My name is Jared Ratcliff, and I am a young adult, youth camp counselor, and English teacher. But… I guess you came for more than that. When I first started this blog, I described here the beautiful setting of my home in the foothills of the Cascade Mountains. But then, in the summer of 2020, I boarded a plane, and two flights and a road trip later, I arrived in my new home in the mountains of Mondulkiri, Cambodia. . .

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