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 I’ve read the ones that are strikedthrough. I may do book reviews at some point. From http://www.modernlibrary.com/top-100/100-best-novels/ 1. ULYSSESby James Joyce 2. THE GREAT GATSBY by F. Scott Fitzgerald 3. A PORTRAIT OF THE ARTIST AS A YOUNG MAN by James Joyce 4. LOLITAby Vladimir Nabokov 5. BRAVE NEW WORLDby Aldous Huxley 6. THE… 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?