Last 90 Days

Today marks 90 days left for me in Moldova, sometimes I feel like I just got here and other days like I have been here for a longer period of time. It is amazing how time can seem slow and fast.  Through the next 90 days, I’ll be taking some time to share more about … More Last 90 Days

Views of Early Fall 2018

I met some new animal friends and enjoyed the start of the colors of fall, the pinks, oranges, and golds. I tried a new type of date and discussed dates and figs with Tatiana. She is the curator of the local museum and the mother of my PC work partner, Liliana.

New baby birds

When I returned from Armenia in July, the sound of “peeps” was louder at my house; there were now baby ducks with white feathers and with brown feathers, geese, turkeys and chickens. The white ducks were growing the fastest. The geese got to hang out in a makeshift glass house for a week until they … More New baby birds

Stefan Voda Wine Tour

My birthday celebrations continued as several other volunteers and I visited several wineries in my raion (District/County) the weekend after my birthday.  Moldova has some of the best wine in the world and we visited two of the best, Pucari and Et Cetera. We stopped by an Italian Pizza resturant (L’angolo Italinano pizza) for probably … More Stefan Voda Wine Tour

Spring Views 4

More Green!! The potatoes, grapes, onions, garlic and beets have turned the brown to green in the gardens.  The cherry trees have fruit and peaches are starting to grow.  Bright yellow squash flowers are showing up and tomato plants now have stick tripods to grow on.   Baby turkeys arrived, nine and counting.    

Spring Views 3

More photos from late April and Early May. The fields are busy with people harvesting alfalfa and watering other crops. Lilies  and wild roses are blooming.  The cherries are beginning to ripen so mornings and evenings are spent picking a few to eat.  New bunnies are born and baby geese are growing up.  Spring clouds … More Spring Views 3