In the 1960s, Peace Corps volunteers began their 27 months of service with 12 weeks of “pre-service training” somewhere in the US. But between then and when we showed up in 2004, Peace Corps had moved the training programs … Read More

“Ya hachoo Pasha”

Embarrassing moments. How they make us laugh — eventually. Such was the following scene that happened during my first few months in Kazakhstan, long before the language took root. This story — written for my memoir, At Home On the … Read More

Survey Monkey at my six-month mark

This week’s blog comes to you compliments of Survey Monkey, that handy (and free) online survey tool that seems to be everywhere lately. Well, today it’s here in And So It Goes CLICK HERE TO TAKE THE SURVEY NOW It’s … Read More

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