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First Bell

Friday September 1st was First Bell in Moldova. First Bell is a morning celebration that started with the new first graders being welcomed to the school by their new schoolmates; followed by songs, poems and short speeches by students, teachers and the director of the school. 77 more words


We live to die

Hello my good old friend, it’s been more than a while since we last share thoughts and words. There is a big mosquito flying around and making noise but I can’t be bothered chasing it to end it’s life. 894 more words


Busy, Busy

My schedule lately rivals the busy American lifestyle I thought I’d left behind.

At my primary job at the Ialoveni library, I’m co-teaching three robotics classes, tutoring a student in English and working with the director and others on various projects. 395 more words

Moldovan Dating Sites

If you are considering marrying a Moldovan women, you maybe wondering where you should start your searches. The first thought that may come to mind is a to look for a… 474 more words

So… If I’m eating pancakes, in a foreign house with a blue roof, does that mean I’m at the International House of Pancakes? :)


Primul Sunet (First Bell) 2017

A couple of weeks ago, school began once again in Moldova.  Moldovan schools traditionally start on September 1st, and this year was no different (at least in my village- some districts decided to start the following Monday instead).   218 more words

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Action! at the Library

I produced this dramatic “movie trailer” on iMovie to highlight new services available at Ialoveni’s library. Also available on YouTube.