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Literary Lots Wrap-Up

Well, tonight is the final night of Literary Lots, and I am about to board a flight to Copenhagen. Literary Lots was an amazing project, and I am so proud to have been a part of it.  The following post … Continue reading

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Preparing for a Fulbright in Bulgaria

08/09/2013 Hello Wooster Community! I leave this Saturday for a ten-month Fulbright English Teaching Assistantship in Gabrovo, Bulgaria. I will be working with 8th, 9th, and 10th graders, teaching English and possibly other electives 20 hours a week. For those … Continue reading

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How can it be goodbye?

Well, it’s been a few weeks, hasn’t it?  Sorry ‘bout that.  I got caught up in all the activity of my last days at VSSU, and before I knew it, I was leaving.  I’ll recap briefly, but I know I’m … Continue reading

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Connection

I love connections.  I love meeting people and finding that one thing that ties us together.  Maybe we both saw the same mediocre band in concert or maybe they went to high school with my second cousin or maybe we … Continue reading

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Bringing Literary Lots to Life

This week has been exhausting. The Literary Lots events officially begin tomorrow morning at 9:30 a.m. Along with the Literary Lots creator, Kauser, the artist, Julia, Michael of Studio Mishaga, and the guys at Fraser Contracting company, I have spent … Continue reading

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An End to the Summer

I have just a few more days in Washington, D.C. This Saturday, I’m heading home to Oregon to enjoy some time with my family after 11 full weeks of excitement here in the capitol. I am wrapping things up at … Continue reading

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Rustbelt Camaraderie

Last week, I went to the Vacant and Abandoned Property Action Council meeting with a Tom Fitzpatrick, a Wooster alumnus who sits on the council.  We had met up for coffee, and since a component of the Literary Lots project … Continue reading

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Walks and Weddings

Yet another week, gone. Overall, the last week was pretty routine. I’m spending my last couple of weeks working on compiling a book about VSSU and its last 25 years, which will double as the annual report for this year. … Continue reading

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Getting to know & love Ohio City

Hello Scots! Well, it’s week three of my APEX Fellowship in Cleveland, and I must say that my parallel parking skills have improved drastically. I even managed to parallel park downtown this morning – in my Chevy Venture minivan, believe … Continue reading

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The Bag Lady

I’ve reached a state of total exhaustion.   Between the heat, days that are frequently containing at least 10 or 11 hours of work, two consecutive whirlwind trips to Kolkata, and late night meetings with my boss, I am pretty … Continue reading

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