The Simplicity of Driving

Many days, after I’ve finished teaching English, I become a driver. I just kind of morph into something new. I like this. As volunteers, we do a variety of different things. But my favorite combination of tasks is teaching English in the morning and then driving in the afternoon. After being in the classroom, evenContinue reading “The Simplicity of Driving”

Ode to a Bus Driver

The buses in Guyana are intimate. You climb on board, you greet the other passengers, you cram into a seat next to a few strangers and, because there’s nothing else you can do, you embrace the hip contact. The buses look more like mini-vans than they do actual buses. For the most part, when youContinue reading “Ode to a Bus Driver”