Perhaps it was fate that led me to join, but I am always ambivalent about if fate exists. So, I’ll lay out the way it came to be and let you be the judge. In mid-June, a friend of mine emailed to say that they needed volunteers to host young African leaders at non-profits as… Continue reading Why I am joining the Peace Corps
BOOK LIST Peace Corps has renewed my hope in finishing most of list in the next year. From http://www.modernlibrary.com/top-100/100-best-novels/ In Progress as of 8/ 28/2017 11. UNDER THE VOLCANO by Malcolm Lowry 39. GO TELL IT ON THE MOUNTAIN by James Baldwin 91. TOBACCO ROAD by Erskine Caldwell 96. SOPHIE’S CHOICE by William Styron To read… Continue reading Book List
If you are like me, you faintly remember that Kosovo is somewhere in eastern Europe. Its the blue country in the map below and borders Serbia, Montenegro, Albanian and Macedonia. Since accepting my invitation, I’ve been doing quite a bit of reading on region and country. The short version is that Kosovo declared independence in 2008.… Continue reading Where is Kosovo?