On His Way to the States

Playing basketball with the guys one day after work, I was approached by Alex. He and I were acquaintances through a family I spent quite a bit of time with in town. He waltzed over to me on the court and asked if I could help him to improve his English. Based on trial and error, I…

Timp de Reflectie V

Today, August 3rd, 2012, I will be giving the commencement speech for the Agribusiness and Rural Business Development program at the swear-in ceremony to become an official Peace Corps Volunteer. The video is the speech I will give translated in both Romanian and English:

Timp de Reflectie I

Last night I returned to the village of Cricova from the district and city of Leova. For two days, I was escorted around Leova by the president Efrosinia Gretu, my business partner Vitalie Gargaun, and other staff members of the District Council. I was given the opportunity to visit many different businesses, government buildings, the…