I went for a ride with the youth group of the Apostolic church in which I sing. The whole choir Continue reading
I chose to spend the recent New Year (Nor Tari in Armenian) in St. Petersburg, Russia. What was initially a Continue reading
I’ve been spending a lot of time in our capital city of Yerevan recently, helping to train the new Community Continue reading
Many Armenian youth are a bold new hope for a country spinning its wheels too long, trying to find itself after decades without self-determination. These youth are the wise, educated, aware and determined group. Many have been outside of this closed country for education, seminars, internships and jobs. They’ve seen a bit of the world and they know what’s out there. And they’re coming home and telling their friends. And now it’s time for them to tell the world, too.
Just when I’m ready to throttle some Armenians for standing in the way of their own progress – they surprise Continue reading
Spring is coming to Ijevan. It’s still chilly and may get colder on some days, but there are definite signs Continue reading
So I woke up feeling down. I’ve been in Ijevan for almost a week now. The Peace Corps warned us Continue reading
I’m discovering that Armenian culture and life are very protected, though shared freely among relatives and friends. While there is Continue reading