Let me introduce you to my new world.
We’ll start off with the people. They are, after all, the most important things as I create a life here! 661 more words
Several years ago, one of my friends put together a blog on orphans, as orphans are very close to her heart. Although I cannot say the same, I had taken several mapping courses in college and had wanted to apply my mapping skills to something socially active, so I pounced on the chance to construct a Sqlite database that contained orphan population data for each country. 417 more words
Petrova approached us after church one Sunday in Silistra, Bulgaria wearing her canary yellow dress and furry purple jacket. We’d heard of the woman in the church with all the paintings, but I didn’t think to prepare myself for the little elderly lady who arrived in a cloud of color and fabric throwing out rapid-fire demands in Bulgarian. 548 more words
I wrote this in December 2015 when I was working at a refugee camp near Thessaloniki, Greece. I’m not sure yet what this blog will become, but this seemed as good a place as any to start: 811 more words