An Election Alone — Anxious or Excited?

This morning, I woke to the crash of thunder. In the flash of light, I could glimpse my school’s few buildings, painted in stripes of the Namibian flag. But my mind was on a different flag, and an election far far away. Eight years ago, I stood on the mall, watching a great man become […]

I am reposting this from my son Lorenzo, who is currently a Peace Corps Volunteer in Namibia.


via An Election Alone — Anxious or Excited?

Published by David J. Smith

I am a career coach, consultant, and head of a not for profit - the Forage Center - that offers humanitarian education training. I also teach at George Mason University and Drexel University. A one time lawyer, I spent many years teaching in a community college where I was a Fulbright U.S. Scholar teaching in Estonia. I'm the author of Peace Jobs: A Student's Guide to Starting a Career Working for Peace (IAP 2016). I've been married to my best friend for over 31 years and we have two well adjusted adult children who teach me something new everyday. I live in Rockville, Maryland.

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