Monthly Archives: July 2012

Enjoying being appreciated is universal

No sooner do I get to work each morning, than a beneficiary brings me a cappuccino, or as on this morning, a cappuccino PLUS a freshly made Macedonian version of a chocolate crepe. I am beginning to think she likes … Continue reading

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Its just a matter of priorities.

Okay, I have to admit it, I am not really in the Peace Corps living in a mud hut somewhere while taking all kinds of anti-diarrhea/anti-malaria medications and reading by candle light. I am really in the “Posh Corps” and … Continue reading

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Good omens?

  My role at my primary assignment site, as well as my role as a PCV in general continues to evolve, changing about as frequently as I am able to adapt to ever-changing requests from the NGO and others elsewhere … Continue reading

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“Welcome to Macedonia!”

Among the many phrases with multiple meanings that we have heard from the time of our arrival, one has been recurring in my mind more frequently than others lately. Two weeks ago, as I was leaving the NGO where I … Continue reading

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