Yearly Archives: 2011

2011… Wow. Let me just say that nothing can prepare you for the first year outside of college. THAT should be coined as the first time one can “leave the nest.” No one tells you how difficult it is to adjust after the “best years of your life” — and if you went to JMU, […]

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I am completely enamoured by the people here. Lucky for me, they are equally as interested in me. It’s not often they see a ‘ferenje’ (white person) walking in their home town. I really can’t get enough of them. Their lives are so simple, their disposition so pure. They are reall, virtually untouched by the […]

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Tomorrow will mark two weeks since I first arrived in Ethiopia again. The past few weeks have been exciting, annoying, and extremely rewarding all at once. Seeing Mike again for the third time in over a year is always incredible. What I really couldn’t get over was how coming back here felt a lot like […]

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The days are counting down until I make my way off to the adventurous world of Africa. I know Mike will be awaiting at the airport with open arms, and seeing his big smile will make me cry. We will make our way back to the hotel in the depths of the Ethiopian night; the […]

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Tony was out letting loose at a country western bar with some friends when the crowd seemed to almost part and reveal her. She was out trying to learn how to line dance with some girls when a hand tapped her on the shoulder. They spent an amazing night together, but parted ways without so […]

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