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How To Go On A Date

A step-by-step guide for a single Moroccan gal in her twenties.  1. Acquire boyfriend. This could be someone you meet at school or work, or maybe the brother of a close friend. 2. Get their digits. THIS IS VERY IMPORTANT. … Continue reading

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Why I Don’t Believe In Organizing Trash Pickups

Okay, okay, I do. I do believe in picking up trash. But I want to talk about why I am, by and large, opposed to trash pickups when it comes to youth development programming, and how I believe they can … Continue reading

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Trashy Mysteries in Morocco

Nope, I’m not over here in Morocco catching up on the oeuvres of John Grisham and James Patterson. Instead, I’m up to my ears in literal trash! How this happened is not a mystery to me, but what I should … Continue reading

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PCV POV #1 – Meet Johanna!

It goes without saying that many of the Peace Corps Volunteers I’ve gotten to know here in Morocco are some of the dang darndest most awesome people I’ve ever met. I thought I would use my sophisticated audio equipment amazing editing … Continue reading

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How I Became Illegal

Well everyone, I’ve hit upon the one universal element of the human experience. Is it creativity and artistry? The importance of family? Religious devotion? Nope! It’s bureaucracy. That’s right! Wherever you live, small town or capital city, nation-state or territorial … Continue reading

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New Time, or Old Time? The Wackiest Daylight Savings Time Ever

Last Sunday I slept in. By accident. Accustomed to a world in which cell phones automatically change to accommodate daylight savings time, I slept blissfully through the 2 am Morocco Daylight Savings Time switch, in which time advanced an hour … Continue reading

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New Home, New Media: Introducing My Duar

Well, y’all, I decided to try my hand at radio. This is my first attempt EVER, accomplished with embarrassingly cheap equipment, no audio editing software, and no skills to speak of. I abjectly beg you to forgive me the unutterably … Continue reading

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