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January 27, 2007


i know that no one reads my posts, just looks at the pictures, but i figured i'd update anyway. despite the lack of images.

i flew to atlanta on tuesday for my VISTA training and got back to raleigh last night. it was a pretty good time. most of the stuff wasn't applicable to my job, so i spent a lot of time doodling, daydreaming, and attempting to jump paper frogs into my tablemates' water glasses. but i learned a lot about the organization, met good people, had fun, ate delicious catered food, and got a taste of atlanta's nightlife - and it was all on the government's dime. (well, all except the nightlife.)

it's good to be home, though. i missed this house.

Posted by emily at January 27, 2007 8:00 PM


I read these things. I live vicariously through you.

Oh yes, thank you for facilitating the chance meeting of Mallory and I.

It has worked nicely so far.

Posted by: JohnW at January 28, 2007 11:30 AM

vista, like the new windows os? what do you do/who do you work for?

Posted by: kevin at January 28, 2007 4:22 PM

Um...maybe I shouldn't have taught you to make those

Posted by: Dee at January 28, 2007 7:37 PM

i second that... what is VISTA?

Posted by: jen at January 28, 2007 9:15 PM

yo (?!), i read too. in fact i LOVE reading your entries. sometimes people comment on your lj feed of this, even though you told them not to.

Posted by: Emily Re. at January 28, 2007 10:13 PM

My parents met while working as VISTAs.

But I cannot answer what exact it is. Similar to the Peace Corps?

Posted by: ben at January 29, 2007 6:28 AM

Volunteers In Service To America (VISTA)
It is a part of Americorps.

Posted by: Anthony at January 29, 2007 8:55 PM

Hey Emily. I read your blog. (when I remember to check it. :-)

Also, I miss you. I'm glad you are having fun, but I miss you.

And it finally snowed. And you are missing it.

Did I mention I miss you?

Posted by: Maggie at January 30, 2007 4:47 PM

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