Category Archives: Global Citizenship

The Family Sabbatical Abroad

Here is an article I wrote as a guest blogger for Melibee Global. http://melibeeglobal.com/2012/06/the-family-sabbatical-abroad/ And here is a feature article in Western North Carolina Magazine. http://www.wncmagazine.com/feature/wnc_profile/abroad_perspective We have just completed nearly 3 months in Peru and we head to Ecuador on … Continue reading

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Machu Picchu Expert

We met an extraordinary man tonight. You don’t meet many folks like this. Paolo Greer, who has spent much of the last two decades studying Inca ruins, and has made 17 trips from his home in Alaska to Peru (for several-month … Continue reading

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Starting Over

Square one, once again. Entering a country for the first time means starting all over. What’s the currency? What’s the exchange rate? Where do I shop? What areas are safe? What is unique about this culture? What do I wear? … Continue reading

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What about Kony?…What about Job?

Several folks are asking my opinion about the Kony film. I am not one to critique Jason Russell’s approach to being a change agent. His passion for social justice and his care for the invisible children of Uganda resonate deeply … Continue reading

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