Category Archives: Greece

Ioannina I

I’m in Ioannina, Greece now (pronounced “Yah-Nee-Nah” by the locals). I woke up this morning a little confused about what I was doing here, but at the same time, lying in bed and “coming to”, I felt like I was … Continue reading

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One Split Decision, One Year on an Island

A bit of information was thrown my way at 9:00 this morning at our daily team meeting. One of our team members had been to a meeting with the director of the Hotspot camp and learned that, for the refugees … Continue reading

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Slowly Slowly Reopening

It’s been an interesting few weeks here on Leros since my last update. It’s funny, usually when I don’t post for weeks and weeks, it’s because there isn’t enough going on that warrants taking time to write about. This has … Continue reading

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News From the Refugee Trail: January Edition

Greetings family and friends, As many of you know, I’m back in the European Union, doing another jaunt of volunteering for the majority of 2019. I left New York at the very end of October and, after a quick stop … Continue reading

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“School’s Full”

We are no longer accepting new registrations at the Hub. This means that people who arrive on the island from today on will not be able to come to our school to attend classes or to our library to study. … Continue reading

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There is Not Enough

When I think about the larger human picture, sometimes I get a little freaked out. It’s worrisome to think about the future, especially in regard to resources. One of the things I heard years ago, that I really liked, that … Continue reading

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You’re Just One of Many

With Sunday wrapping up now, it’s a little daunting to be staring down the face of Monday morning again. What’s going to happen? After last week’s flood of new arrivals and hectic schedule, will there be any sense of normalcy … Continue reading

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