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A Mini-ish Update

Not been able to write much recently, as my laptop is on its way out.  Basically the hot weather and being an elderly computer, means that when the battery gets hot, it presses on the tracker pad and bar from … Continue reading

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Glass Dishes and Plastic Swords: A Day at the Zoo

Originally posted on Making a Difference:
To me, the zoo has always been a magical place. I didn’t get to visit very often when I was a child, however, as it was at least an hour’s drive away and expensive,…

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Leaving the Nest

Originally posted on Making a Difference:
Living in Georgia amplifies the strangeness of time… endless village afternoons playing nardi at the birzha have a twilight effect and suddenly you’re looking back wondering what in hell fire that whirlwind of soupras…

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Goodbyes

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I’m starting to get used to goodbyes. As a TLG volunteer just rounding out my second year, this is now old hat. The friends I’ve made over the past months will go their separate…

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To One Another

Originally posted on Making a Difference:
I attended the TLG two-year anniversary ceremony on Friday, June 8. Prime Minister Gilauri and Minister Shashkin shared words of encouragement and gratitude. TLG volunteers from each region told how they’ve made differences in…

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You Have Made a Difference

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Sometimes when you get caught up in the thick of things it’s easy to lose sight of the big picture.  Day-to-day tasks take up all your time and focus.  Questions like, “What should I…

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Of Hordes, Fords, and Borders

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We had a few days off of school for Easter. I took that time to travel, but I didn’t go too far. My Easter vacation was spent in a space between Europe and Asia,…

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