Tag Archives: South America

What to Expect When Nothing is Expected

Throughout my time in Peru, I wrote occasional columns for The Fond du Lac Reporter, my hometown newspaper. The following piece originally appeared in the October 25, 2013 issue of the Reporter and can be found at http://www.fdlreporter.com/article/20131025/FON06/310250122/Guest-commentary-What-expect-when-nothing-expected My thanks to Gary … Continue reading

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The Time At Hand Is What Really Counts

Throughout my time in Peru, I will be writing occasional columns for The Fond du Lac Reporter, my hometown newspaper. The following piece originally appeared in the Jan. 28, 2013 issue of the Reporter and can be found at http://www.fdlreporter.com/apps/pbcs.dll/article?AID=2013301300034&nclick_check=1Continue reading

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You’ve Got Mail

Andy Rooney is dead. Super dead. And that leaves the rest of us with a lot of slack to pick up in the grumpy, complain-about-stuff-that-doesn’t-really-matter department. Not one to shirk my responsibilities, I am ready to step up and be … Continue reading

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A Quest To “Connect The Dots Down The Road”

Tomorrow, Nov. 28, I am moving to Peru to serve with the Jesuit Volunteer Corps (JVC) for two years. Whenever I tell people this, a number of questions inevitably follow. Will I be able to come home? No. Will I be … Continue reading

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