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on the job: photo

Left to right: Julie Kelleher (RPCV-Ukraine, now with Blackboard), Sheila Crowley(RPCV-Ukraine, Country Director PCRO), David, Veronica, Ramona Sinca (counterpart) Irina Sandulescu (counterpart) 8 September 2010 for

It’s our third Halloween in Romania.  I never much liked Halloween at home but here, I like it a bunch.  It’s something different and American and

on the job & on the road: where we've been this week. . .

It’s been super busy of late. These are some of the places I’ve been this week: On skype — with my beneficiaries from Targu Neamt!  It

As I mentioned, David and I have moved — from the northeastern part of Romania to the central part.  We are living in a valley right

We’ve moved from Targu Neamt, a small town in the Moldovan region to Ramnicu Valcea, a bigger town in the Oltenian region.  We’re adapting and adjusting

It’s been quiet around here, huh? There are bunches of updates to share, but I always seem to worry about things being chronological on the blog.

Radu Update Radu has been regularly mentioned on my blog (here and here); don’t tell, but he’s a favorite. He’s the kid who’s really into crocheting

I’m working on taking pictures of each of my beneficiaries.  Here’s one that Iliuta took of the two of us when we were being especially giggly

Romania used to have a rather large Jewish population and interestingly and to our surprise, our small town of Targu Neamt has both a well-preserved (and

Every week, Big Picture puts up striking photo galleries related to world or current events. This past week Big Picture featured the Wallow Fire in Arizona

words to live by. . .

"Let us, then, be up and doing,
With a heart for any fate;
Still achieving, still pursuing,
Learn to labor and to wait."
from "A Psalm of Life"
by Henry Wadsworth Longfellow

breaking it down. . .

past ramblings. . .