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My First American Thanksgiving

Dec. 8, 2013—I’ve had the privilege of experiencing quite a large number of American things over the past year and four months. One notable thing I didn’t get the chance to do last year, however, was celebrate an authentic American Thanksgiving. I had spent Thanksgiving break with a friend from back home, and the true spirit of...

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What To Do When the Cows Get Out

Dec. 5, 2011—Today, though, I had an even cooler opportunity through VRC - Disaster Relief Training! The three-hour preliminary course introduced the basic concepts of disaster relief and the other more advanced training you can receive to volunteer in different capacities.

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