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​​5 must reads before you vote

Now in the midst of election campaigning, we’re bamboozled by spin and party politics, but what about the facts?

What about the very real stories and statistics that should provide the foundation of our decision about who to vote for? 400 more words


Progress is Good

Friday whoop dee doo!

I wish this felt like a Friday, but tomorrow I work. SO!!!!!!!!!!! I am getting really excited about relaunching my SafetyCut Projects. 235 more words

Arts And Crafts

Tanka for couples

Not measured in miles

the distance we have travelled;

we talk when driving

because truth is easier

when staring straight ahead


With thanks to Kabir at Everyday Zen over here for the impetus.


Making peace with myself

This is the most calm I have felt in a long time.  An afternoon spent reading, engrossed in words and in the cinematic images the book gave me. 377 more words


Dicho for Getting By

Emily and I are doing a lot of getting by here in Nicaragua.  I came to Peace Corps with limited formal teaching experience, while Emily only took one year of Spanish classes eight years ago, but we’re getting by in the classroom and with… 180 more words

Peace Corps

Saving the day

Feeling demotivated about getting on with life is pretty much a permanent state for me.  Ideas to get me going trundle into my head, pause a while, hoping for a spark of energy, then evaporate before I’ve even had a chance to mumble, “Whaaat?” 624 more words


Introduction to this Blog

Hello Friend.

I thought it would be best to say an introduction/explanation to this blog. To be honest, I only started this blog to fulfill a requirement for one of my English classes, but now I’ve decided on my own to actually use it. 655 more words

About Me