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Two Visions of Paradise

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Dormant, not Dead


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Beautiful Song

This is one of the most beautiful songs ever: I’m sorry to anyone who does not speak Spanish, but I don’t think you would see the same beauty that I see unless you were an English speaker trying to understand … Continue reading

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The Lion Sleeps

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Although I went to Nicaragua in March 2014 and I completed my service in May 2016, the complete journey feels a bit longer than that. Just before Labor Day 2013 I was presented with a choice. I could stay with … Continue reading

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I’m Going to Say This Once

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Every time you disagree with something Trump says, every time you feel disgusted by something he says, every time you directly respond to his policy proposals or speeches, HE HAS DEFEATED YOU. Donald Trump is not stupid. He may not … Continue reading

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After I rang the bell and officially became a Returned Peace Corps Volunteer I decided to take a short trip to Honduras to visit the Mayan ruins of Copán. After the trip I was going to return to León, say … Continue reading

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Back in the USSA

May 22 – 28: South Florida (West Palm Beach area) May 28 – June 7: Washington DC June 7 – June 9: New Jersey June 9 – July: New York July 11 – 2018: University of North Carolina Kenan-Flagler Business … Continue reading

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Retrospective on the Economy of Nicaragua and Economic Development

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This post is being cross-posted on my Economics blog, The Economics Of … . It was written in 2015 but I delayed publishing it until I completed my service. As a Small Business Development Volunteer, I naturally find myself asking myself questions like … Continue reading

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I Am No Longer a Peace Corps Volunteer

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I COS’ed – Peace Corps parlance for successfully completing your two years of service. As of today I am no longer a United States Peace Corps Volunteer. I am a Returned Peace Corps Volunteer (although I am still out of … Continue reading

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One Week in Managua

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I don’t like going to Managua. It is the capital of Nicaragua and from time to time Volunteers have to go there to work in the Peace Corps office. Our bosses and doctors are there. The city is large and … Continue reading

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