Monthly Archives: August 2011


A year ago today, at about 4 am, I landed in Tbilisi International Airport for the first time. Last night my blog reached 100,000 individual page views, or “hits.” I wish I had time for a real “year in review” … Continue reading

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Intercultural Communication Hiccups

One of the most common complaints that Westerners have about Georgia is that the Georgian men treat Georgian women like servants and Georgian women treat Georgian men like kings. I understand that from a cultural perspective, Georgian society is ordered … Continue reading

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First, I’ve been writing a series of posts about Buckswood Summer School over at the TLG blog. I’ll continue posting there about my experiences at Buckswood, which, so far, have been really amazing. The kids are great, my coworkers are … Continue reading

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