It has been quite a while since I’ve recorded a new podcast, and I hope that you haven’t fallen into despair while waiting … Read the rest “Podcast Episode 4: What is Culture and Should We Make It?”
That was going through my head one day in 2003 when someone told me I should go there. Our organization was sending young recent graduates there to work with young people. Go, work, live, play, he said, and … Read the rest “A new perspective on change: The grass isn’t always greener”
America is its own world, that’s for sure. When I lived in the states, there were lots of things I never thought about — I just assumed they were the way things are done, period. However, when I moved overseas, … Read the rest “5 things I never did when I lived in America”
Since my recent interview aired on local TV, I have gotten a few questions from friends and acquaintances around town. They usually mention they saw the interview, and then their face becomes a bit confused and they say something like, … Read the rest “Why would an American want to leave America?”
You really must read this message I got through our Facebook page recently.
… Read the rest “Get yourself on TV. I did.”
I am a fourth year student at the college of human sciences, with my concentration in communications sciences. I am currently working in my internship
From time to time, I’ve written here about the importance of having and building a good reputation in the community where one works. Whether one is in a small town or in the capital city, having a good reputation will … Read the rest “The importance of a good reputation, revisited”
For a total of six years, my wife and I lived and worked in Sarajevo, the capital city of Bosnia and Herzegovina. Bosnia may be a small and somewhat remote country, but the capital is fairly cosmopolitan, with a high … Read the rest “Learning the ins and outs of a small town in Bosnia and Herzegovina”
I was waiting for an X-ray at the hospital in Bijeli Brijeg when the technician finally poked his head out the door.
“Um, Jonathan? Do you… um, speak…?”
“Yes, I speak your language,” I said.
“Alright! Wow! That’s great. I’ve … Read the rest “I belong here, and you don’t.”
Usually in life, people seek to go from small to big. Bigger cars, bigger houses, bigger cities, bigger families… We aren’t. And it’s not a demotion, either. We are honestly trying to go in a positive direction for our family, … Read the rest “A New City, A New Adventure”
We have a long way to go before we get back to “normal”, but we are getting used to our new surroundings. In this video, Tyler gives everyone a brief look at a couple of the most notable sights in … Read the rest “Tyler Takes Mostar [YouTube]”