The Big Adventure

Sara_GeorgiaThe life of a 50+ Peace Corps Volunteer in the Republic of Georgia – and beyond.

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  • Is life in Georgia better or worse for an older woman?
    Lately I’ve been reflecting on the experience of getting older in Georgia. Partly this is a result of the long medical tunnel from which I’m only recently emerging, but an even bigger part is a result of the many young, female friends I have here and what they tell me...
  • A welcome visit
    After 3-1/2 years, my grown son finally visited me in Georgia. We had really good visits before that, in Vietnam and back home in the U.S., but he had never come here. I looked forward to it all summer long, and when he got here, the 2 weeks flew by...
  • Right result, wrong reason
    true I am happy he’s gone, but he should have been fired for his heartless, cruel and destructive policies – not his stupid travel habits. ...
  • The Rapture
    Thank god for this guy, Borowitz, because he makes me laugh when I just don’t even think it’s possible any more. ...
  • Long Past-Due Update
    Wow, I just looked at the date of my last post … good god. Back in March. Well, there are a few reasons for this. First, I had surgery, pretty major surgery, on my back. Fused at three levels, thanks so much. That was in April. I had the surgery here...
  • What to do about it?
    This is what I’ve been saying all along: “The surge in global populism is not reducible to economics. It is about racism, sexism, homophobia, and cultural backwardness. It is revenge—not of the economically insecure, but of the cultural left-behinds.” So the question is, what to do about it? If this is what’s...