Tag Archives: midlife

Happy Holidays

I realize it’s been quite a while since I’ve posted to my blog. Let me start out by wishing everyone a happy and healthy holiday season. This entry is to let you all know that my Peace Corps journey ended … Continue reading

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Tropical Storm Isaac

… is expected to affect Jamaica beginning this evening with winds at 45 mph and heavy showers and thunderstorms. Right now, as I sit in my living room, the sun is shining brightly with some cloud cover – no real … Continue reading

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Reconnected

Technology is wonderful when it’s working and beyond aggravating when it’s not. One month ago, after deciding that replacing my hard drive was not going to solve my monitor problem, I had this great idea: I would bid on a … Continue reading

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Priceless

Trips to Kingston & back by bus for computer repair: 2 trips, 12 hours & $18 Cost of diagnostic test & data backup: $40 Hours on the phone with computer repair guy: countless Weeks to get my computer back: two … Continue reading

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Another Goat Story

Three weeks ago I was lying on the couch talking on the phone with a friend, when I heard an unrecognizable noise outside. I got up and went to see what it was, initially thinking it might be the workman … Continue reading

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The Roller Coaster Ride That is the Peace Corps

During our 2-month pre-service training we were told, on more than one occasion, that this would be a roller coaster ride and indeed it has been. Nary a day goes by when I ask myself, “What is my purpose here?” … Continue reading

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Sit Down and Meditate, Dammit!

Is it wrong that I almost had to kick three kids out of my meditation class for being disruptive? Let me explain. I’ve been holding a series of “Anger Management” sessions for some students in my school. These are kids … Continue reading

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