Looking Back

Hello everybody! Well, next week is my last week of service as a Young Adult Volunteer (YAV). Most of the Work Site Managers around here are AmeriCorps, but I’m the lone wolf YAV over here. What is YAV, you say? Well, since you asked, I’ll tell you! YAV is a year-long adventure in which you work… Continue reading

Terp-si-CORE

Terpishore. Trepsicore. Terpschichore. I have heard every possible pronunciation of Terpsichore (sounds like Terp-si-CORE[sorry I don’t have a better handle on phonics]) during the last 6 months that I’ve been there working on Professor Longhair’s house. In everyone’s defense, it’s a tough word. Fortunately, I’m here to save the day with a little background information on this often confusing… Continue reading