Tag Archives: Development

Two Years, Endless Challenges, Boundless Growth

This will be my last post on this blog.  I will continue blogging, but now it’s time to lay this one to rest since it embodies my Peace Corps Service in Abi Adi, Tigray, Ethiopia where I lived for 22 … Continue reading

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Go Play Outside

“You don’t have a whipping holiday in America?” asked my friend. No not really, although we do blow things up on the 4th of July.  So while Americans blow stuff up today, boys in Abi Adi are kicking this whipping … Continue reading

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Grassroot Soccer SKILLZ!

Peace Corps Volunteers struggle with sustainability.  Just like anyone working in the ‘development’ field, I question the work I am doing.  However, since I’m a bottom-of-the-food-chain volunteer who is more or less (ir)responsible for planning my own projects, I question … Continue reading

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This Site Is Under Construction

While the big wall map of Ethiopia in my room shows my town Abi Adi, it doesn’t show the road leading to Abi Adi.  That’s because this small dirt road doesn’t really go anywhere important, except Abi Adi.  There is … Continue reading

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