Flipping through an old Arthur Schlesinger Jr. book at Kupu Kupu Buku Wilda. You could replace “Roosevelt” and “New Dealers” with “Peace Corps” and “Volunteers:” “What Roosevelt gave the New Dealers was an opportunity to put ideas to work. Motives, of course, we’re mixed. For some, it was a job, or a passing enthusiasm, or […]
I loved being a Peace Corps Volunteer. God, I loved it so much. It was like being a lock on the far end of a chain stretching across time, connecting me to the New Frontier and all the people who made it. William Lederer and Eugene Burdick. The students at the University of Michigan. That […]
I’ve had a lot of fun the last couple of weeks riding around the village on my bicycle snapping photos. I am helping a student of mine named Wilda start a Rumah Baca in our community, and the organizations we are requesting books from, Asma Nadia and the International Book Project, asked us to send […]
Essays I wrote for my Peace Corps PST Portfolio.
The English Club at my school having fun at the beach.