Our Protectors

When I was little I was always taught the police were your friends. They were the people you could go to if you needed help. They were the ones who came if you got in a car accident or were on the other line when you called 911. They were our protectors and our first responders. […]

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How Mail Works

I’ve had this post up my sleeve since we arrived and I’ve been saving it for a dull moment. Guess what, it’s a dull moment. We’re seriously ready for a break. Not just seeing family and friends, but also getting a much-needed seperation from the day-to-day struggles of life in Tajikistan. Just tonight we had a […]

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Culture Shock

On Sunday, July 31 I woke Sean up by excitedly proclaiming “one year from today our visas expire!” For the first time since I’ve known him, he popped out of bed with a huge smile on his face. Or well, not a grumpy frown. One year from now we will be on our way out. […]

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