Anaklia Concert

I woke up this early Saturday morning thinking I was headed on a nice, relaxing excursion with my host family to a lovely town called Anaklia....You'd think I'd have learned by now - things are never what you think here. Instead, I was rushed into getting ready an hour earlier than I thought and had ...

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Oz Concert

I was told that today after classes we'd all be heading down to Ozurgeti to give "the poor peoples" mandarines. I sorta chuckled when they said this, but I suppose for Georgia, many of the families in my village have enough to eat and drink and live a comfortable life. We loaded up in the ...

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6th Grade SURPRISE!

Today was the big day! (Read this page first to find out why I have been fundraising to get my entire 6th Grade class new English Level 3 books!) So, I was able to catch a ride in a car all the way to school so I didn't have to carry all 21 books and workbooks ...

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To and from T’bilisi in a day

Our train took all night and we arrived in T'bilisi at 6:30am. It was still dark outside so we grabbed a taxi and headed to a hostel where some of his friends worked. We were allowed to take showers and change, get on free wifi and make some coffee. As the sun came up, others ...

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Tchanieti Village

Tchanieti village is just 5 minutes outside of Ozurgeti and is where Cajun has been teaching all semester. I was invited to stay because he was having a goodbye supra to celebrate his time teaching. The school is much different from Shroma in many ways. It's about as large as mine, but there aren't nearly as ...

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Picking up the books!

Last week while I was in Batumi I ordered the English World Level 3 books for my 6th grade class so this weekend they were ready to be picked up! I grabbed those along with the maps for this class...plus I found a donor to match the Grant amount we received so I ordered 4 ...

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Operation Installation

I arrived to school much earlier than I needed to because I had a feeling at least one of the grant chalkboards were going up today...and I guessed right! I walked straight to my 6th grade class and sure enough the one of the male teachers had already gotten to work. I "assisted" by taking ...

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