Monthly Archives: May 2014

1:1 Mentoring Project Trajectory

Where are we headed? Promoting a mentoring project in Bucharest has led me to probably about 50 conversations that generally end with this question or a variation on it: What’s next? Today as I gave a talk at the American … Continue reading

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Sassing Bucharest

The following post is all in good fun…because there were a couple snort-worthy moments this week. Dear Bucharest, Tuesday: Your botanical garden (or “botanical wilderness?”) only costs 2 lei, but it’s a little overgrown…most of the free parks/random patches of … Continue reading

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The Ruth School

In a continuing attempt to understand more about local initiatives helping the marginalized in Romania, this morning I got to visit “The Ruth School.” The Ruth School reaches out mainly to Roma children who face barriers at public school including fees … Continue reading

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Fara Internet…

Haven’t had internet for the last two days, and my roommate’s out of town, so I got out the acrylics to occupy myself.

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Thank you, kind stranger, for the flowers. They smell like Heaven.

1,000 help-a-foreigner points to anyone that knows what these blooms are called!

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Happy Rant about a Busy Week

This week has been plin de viața. The following is a TOP 10 list of what’s happened within the last 7 days. Friends, family, you know I don’t like to be bored, so you can imagine how lovely life is … Continue reading

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What Good is Fulbright? #SaveFulbright

If you’re already a fan of Fulbright, “the 68-year-old operation that annually arranges for thousands of educators, students and researchers to be exchanged between the United States and at least 155 other countries” and want to #SaveFulbright, just click here to sign … Continue reading

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