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New Testaments in Turkey

Summer is upon us, vacations are happening, the schedules are packed, people are traveling, the camp registrations are coming in, the gospel literature is ready, the glasses are sorted, and the teams are in training. 741 more words


Word Wednesday: Vișine

“Vișine” (“vee-shee-nay”)* means sour cherries. Right now the cherries are ready for picking. (I’ve discovered that there are sweet cherries, for eating, and sour cherries, for baking.) Yesterday my host family picked two large buckets of vișine and my host mom made compot, a boiled cherry juice. 25 more words


On Missing Home

Today at lunch, I told my host mom that I was missing being home during the summer.  As education volunteers, our summers are quite a bit less productive than during the school year, and I think many of us are struggling with finding enough to do (and people to do it with).   281 more words

Life And Such

Peace Corps Stories

Many of my fellow Peace Corps Volunteers in Moldova have inspiring stories to share.

Katrina Broughman and Bartosz Gawarecki, for instance, guided young people to  462 more words

When Is the Best Time to Visit Romania?

Romania is a country that I fell in love with more than 15 years ago, but it can be a little bit harder to enjoy in the depths of winter. 415 more words


A Flash of Lightning

I know several people have been waiting for an update, but I’ve been struggling to know what to write about since I arrived in Moldova. I tried to type several posts, but always ended up writing bits that I deemed too personal, too banal, or too long. 745 more words

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