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July 20th, 2012

When I completed my service as a Peace Corps volunteer, I also decided to retire the website I maintained during that time, putting the posts I'd made during those... (read more)


January 21st, 2008

2008 has arrived and far too much time has passed since my last entry. What have I been doing? Well, I made a trip to San Antonio and spent some quality time with... (read more)


December 4th, 2007

So winter has arrived, and while I'm not expecting snow, the weather has cooled noticeably and I've bid my farewell to sweaty days and nights. On the other hand, the... (read more)


October 18th, 2007

Well the last month has flown by like the rest of them. I suppose I can't expect time to slow down at this point. The youth conference I mentioned in the last entry... (read more)


October 17th, 2007

Playa La Entrada, near Rio San Juan So, as some of you might have guessed, I am indeed a Peace Corps Volunteer. A few of you might even know I'm an IT/ED... (read more)


September 16th, 2007

...And what a summer break it was... After a two month hiatus from web maintenance and serious responsibility in general, I'm back with a vengeance (vuelvo con una... (read more)


July 10th, 2007

I don't know why I've been putting off the website for the past month but for some reason, this thing has felt more like a responsibility than a hobby as of late.... (read more)


June 1st, 2007

One of the perks of being a Peace Corps volunteer in a lush, green, island paradise is my constant proximity to some of the worlds most beautiful beaches. While I'm... (read more)


May 27th, 2007

So as some of you might have noticed in the last entry, I was a little stressed out the last few weeks. The kitties were one thing, and I was simultaneously dealing... (read more)


May 10th, 2007

Yet more tragedy in Veragua. Pokey, my cat, was attacked by dogs two nights ago, and hasn't appeared since. She's feared to be dead (by me alone, it seems) and that... (read more)


May 9th, 2007

The United States Peace Corps is, by its own description, the "toughest job you'll ever love". And while, by my standards, the Peace Corps life is not a real job (in... (read more)


May 7th, 2007

Last Saturday, May 5th 2007, I celebrated the official one year mark here in Veragua. I didn't end up doing a whole heck of a lot besides working in my front yard a... (read more)


April 23rd, 2007

Sooooo, what's going on out there in the great wide world? I've been around the world (or at least the country) and back in the last month and haven't had much time... (read more)


March 20th, 2007

This coming Saturday I'm heading out to Santiago to participate in what Peace Corps likes to call a medical mission. A group of doctors and nurses is coming to... (read more)


March 17th, 2007

Once again I've taken to neglecting the page here but in all honesty there's not been much to report on in the last month. Things in Veragua have been going... (read more)


February 16th, 2007

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February 7th, 2007

8:30am: Wake up, rinse out percolator and make coffee 8:45am: Finish coffee, walk across street to get fresh milk from neighbor 9:00am: Eat cereal with said... (read more)


January 25th, 2007

I've had a pretty productive week which is funny for me to say because nothing has really been done. I picked up my class again this Monday and we've been messing... (read more)


January 9th, 2007

We never really think about what can happen in a month and, at least in my experience, a month away from home rarely means coming home to a vastly altered landscape.... (read more)


December 2nd, 2006

I wanted to post an entry after returning from the Thanksgiving festivities last week but a bout with the flu has kept me confined to my home and far from productive... (read more)


November 1st, 2006

The trash situation in my neighborhood and in neighborhoods across the country is a difficult one that should demand more serious national attention but... (read more)


October 21st, 2006

Ok, if I said the last month flew by, then October dissapeared scary fast. In a country without Halloween, the passage of time will have to suffice in scaring me out... (read more)


September 22nd, 2006

...And oh does it go by quickly. I'm paying my rent in two days and I realize a month has passed without a single entry here. Without making excuses (because who is... (read more)


August 25th, 2006

Last night was the second night I slept in my own house, and how sweet a sleep it was. Well, it wasn't that sweet, but it wasn't bad either. The new mattress... (read more)


August 15th, 2006

Hey everyone. Well, the dream has finally been realized. quixfox.com is up and running, thanks mostly to the time, patience, and dinero of my loving mother, Meredith... (read more)


July 16th, 2006

The sheer amount of nostalgia culture-shock conjurs forth has surprised me. Even awful memories bring a smile to my face. And I wouldn't call myself the nostalgiac... (read more)


July 15th, 2006

The page has changed a bit. This is for two reasons: I'm always looking to make a better site, and I've been giving classes on Cascading Style Sheets and they've... (read more)


June 2nd, 2006

It's a quiet Friday here. The kids at the high school are taking final exams and the younger kids are hardly showing up anymore. But you can't blame them. Today is... (read more)


June 1st, 2006

I'm going to take this opportunity to quickly introduce myself and the main focus of this blog. My name is David, I'm 23, and I'm currently living in Veragua, Gaspar... (read more)



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