Monthly Archives: August 2006

guinea-bound!

I received my invitation packet from Peace Corps in today’s mail. Finally: the where, when, and what. Exciting stuff. On January 13, 2007, I will be moving to Guinea. To be clear, Guinea is not Guinea-Bissau, Papau New Guinea, or … Continue reading

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pudding.

The wisdom teeth are out, Peace Corps’ orders. I look kind of like this: All I eat is pudding.

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it’s a no-go…for now.

After much back and forth, the medical office delayed my medical file (the result of a botched job by Brown Health Services). By the time things got straightened out, the Peace Corps did not have a spot left for me … Continue reading

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more migration music.

Notable line: Quelle heure est-il au paradis? (What time is it in paradise?) Paradise, in this case, means Europe. Aside from my academic interest, the music video has footage of Dakar. (To read my earlier post on the topic: click … Continue reading

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be patient, friend.

Tessa, one of my favorite people, sent along a very fitting Roman poem today: Odes I, 9 by Horace Be patient, friend, nor seek to know What length of years be still to go For you, for me; nor search … Continue reading

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