Cheap and Healthy or Snake Oil?

Blog, Peace Corps

The past couple of months, I haven’t felt like I’m in my top shape. This caused me to go to see the doctor which in turn caused me to get an ultrasound to check for tumors (the doctor wanted to rule out possibilities). What it boiled down to was that I had slept on an […]

September 21, 2012

Free Concert

Peace Corps

So the word on the street is that there’s a free concert today in the Eurocup 2012 Fan Zone in Kiev. Artists present are Queen, Elton John, and Adam Lambert. It’s a AIDS awareness event, if I heard correctly. Guess who is going. Peace Corps has taught me not to miss opportunities. If someone asks […]

June 30, 2012

Football Followed by Tailgating

Peace Corps

Today has already been a great day. We started the day with an American football camp at Jeramie’s school. Pat, a volunteer in our neighboring oblast, has taught his kids flag football and now is partnered with a Ukrainian NGO to travel the region teaching kids to play. We were his third stop, and his […]

April 28, 2012

Summer weekend number one


Kicking summer off right is essential to a good summer. You need to do it early on otherwise you run the risk of never kicking it off. I have succeeded at this during the past three days. Here’s how. To kick off the weekend, I headed out to the river with Lyuda and some of […]

June 6, 2011