Yesterday, Kyle and I went to the LA County Fair. Despite having grown up about an hour away from the … Continue reading Nothing says America like a county fair
This past week has been a terrible nightmare of a week. I have a lot of thoughts running through my head about … Continue reading An Ode to Тост
One of the things I enjoy the most about living in Macedonia is the ease of access to locally grown, … Continue reading Saturday Mornings at the Пазар
Last week we were having dinner with our host mom and talking about the upcoming Easter holiday (like Christmas, the … Continue reading Battle of the Yolks
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I have no coherent theme for this week’s blog, just a random collection of happenings. I started participating in a … Continue reading This Week Today
Today is St. John the Baptist’s Day in Macedonia, commemorating Jesus’ baptism, so we had yet another day off of … Continue reading Mustafino
When Thanksgiving rolled around this year, I was both really excited and really ready for it to be over with. It’s been a busy couple of weeks between Peace Corps stuff, our final LPI (Language Proficiency Interview), regular school stuff, and an assortment of other social gatherings and trainings. Peace Corps told us a few weeks ago that each training community would be getting two turkeys (flown in from the US to a military base in Kosovo and driven back to Macedonia) and that we should hold a Thanksgiving dinner for our families here.