Today it is a great day in Kansas City. Courtney is an awesome host, she picks us to tour in downtown to see old Spanish buildings which most of them were made in 1930s and another local life style, the special thing for me there are many bars here which Irish bar is recommended. I … Continue reading Kansas City Tour April 29, 2018
As I am Agriculturist from Myanmar, I dream one day I have to study agricultural techniques to be sustainable production from U.S but also its culture . My dream came true since I had been selected as a Fellow for Environment Sustainability by ICMA. Now I am on fifth day in U.S. During the day, … Continue reading Dream Came True to Study in U.S
4 airports, 3 flights, 2 transits and glad to still be in 1 piece although a little weathered, I found myself standing in anxious anticipation at the baggage care with thoughts mildly drifting into wonder-I am finally here . . . What’s next? Will make it past week 1? And other What if’s flooded my … Continue reading AB, CD, & EF of Week 1
Hello, my PFP friends !!. It was two days of enjoying and meaningful during orientation days, I have learned a lot about program which it would be basically info bridging to take a job in host community. As we have known that we come from different countries, we have different background but one thing makes … Continue reading What do we stand up for?
I Sarawut Peakhunthod, from Thailand has been selected to join this programme. I cannot believe when I checked my email to inform me three months ago. I have become part of this YSEALI Professional Fellows programme of 2018 Spring. It is very amazing Because USA has never been in my plan for studying or researching … Continue reading The first step in the U.S.
It has been a most fulfilling first few days of orientation with ICMA and the rest of the professional fellows in the spring 2018 Environmental Sustainability cohort. I am really grateful that the environmental sustainability theme had dear Tony and Kara from ICMA to take care of us, and have our own topic specific orientation … Continue reading ICMA Orientation DC
"LADIES and GENTLEMEN !!! Please tighten your seatbelt as we are landing at Washington Dulles International Airport" a announcements from the flight attendance wake me up from my Myanmar dream to the American dream. The rain and wind outside as we are on our way to catch our shuttle bus confirmed that I am in … Continue reading Bridging Dreams
Life is a lot of surprises and good luck. I have received an excellent chance to make the American dream come true. I had accepted an offer from a YSEALI - ICMA and went to the United States with being a part of the 2018 Spring Professional Fellow Program. It is Happier and happier because … Continue reading SPRING CHALLENGE has come!!
Personally, I called my wife back home to say Hello and told her that I have arrived the U.S. with safe and sound after such a long trip from Cambodia with passengers more than 700 people on the board. She stays home alone with a 12 weeks pregnancy. She worries about me. And I worry … Continue reading First thing to do after landing!
This is officially my first blogging experience. I have always wanted to do it but somehow seemed to shy away; perhaps afraid to be judged along with many other excuses. The past couple of years involving in the field of making changes however, makes me realize the importance of media and communication. To move masses … Continue reading The first is often difficult