…on delectable turkey, corn, mashed potatoes, stuffing, pumpkin pie and the like, my students were engaging in an activity that still, three days later, boggles my mind: Marathon Day. If you are thinking that the title of the event seems … Continue reading
It was around the Thanksgiving table this year that my mother realized I was as blind as a bat. “20/200! Why aren’t we getting a handicapped scholarship for you?” Yes, good to hear that my mother cared more about the … Continue reading
Hello friends! I am writing to you from Chipata with a stomach full (possibly TOO full) of dairy. All Peace Corps volunteers were called into their provincial capitals for bi-yearly meetings. I am assured by my fellow volunteers that it … Continue reading
Ok, so I didn’t really drink swiss miss while in Switzy but I did eat a lot of chocolate and cheese. I arrived in Geneva at 5:30 pm on Sat evening. I boarded a train for the next leg of … Continue reading
What was supposed to be a 3 day “mini-vacation” in Nagoya turned out to be a 24 hour whirlwind due to bad weather, bad headaches (self-induced) and a bad case of apathy. With yet another public holiday thrown into our … Continue reading
So I am in Switzerland, getting ready to head back to the airport and come home. I had a very nice day and a half here with Sarah. I just wanted to send out a few more pics and a … Continue reading
What happens when you get out of bed at a (reasonably) early hour in Japan? A stuffed Power Rangers toy is just one of the many perks!