Sassyhacksaws

Musings on an English Degree

Tag: safety

Safety

As a tall, white male there are few places where I do not feel safe. I feel comfortable walking around Madison alone at all hours of the night. Also, as a man who spent two years in Ukraine, where the office staff stressed safety, I feel even more confident in my safety. My understanding is […]

On Bikes

I am a bike rider, and I always have been. All through primary school, until I got a car, I rode my bike to and from school everyday. Even in rain and snow and freezing temperatures. In college I rode it a ton too, one winter commuting five miles each way to work, five days […]

Restricted Access

Yesterday, Jeramie and I had a visit from the Peace Corps Security Officer, Sergey. Word on the street is that he’s a former KGB agent turned UN Police officer turned Peace Corps Security Officer. The guy’s kind of bad-ass and if you meet him in person, it’s not uncommon to be a little scared. He wasn’t visiting, […]