Tag Archives: Cusco

Strikes and Gutters, Ups and Downs

Over the next two years, I will be writing occasional columns for The Fond du Lac Reporter, my hometown newspaper. The following is the third such piece, which can also be found by clicking this link:¬†http://www.fdlreporter.com/article/20120611/FON0603/206110335/Commentary-All-our-decisions-impact-others?odyssey=nav|head The first two can … Continue reading

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Family Matters

One of the most anticipated challenges in moving to Peru was spending two years away from my family. I knew it would be tough not seeing my friends, but the fact that I would be living with other volunteers and … Continue reading

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The First Days Are The Hardest Days

So sang The Grateful Dead, and in some ways, methinks Jerry Garcia and Co. were onto something. For while I’ve thankfully been deprived of many of the potential punches that can be thrown an international volunteer’s way, adjusting to a … Continue reading

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