Title: Wendy Margolese (Zambia)

Status: Active

URL: http://myvsoadventure.blogspot.com/

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VSO adventure over and another one begins.... - 21/May/2011 21:08 - 4667 days ago
What can I say really so much has changed since I last wrote. I am getting divorced.. that’s the biggest change. Bob has ...
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The 10 things I knew starting out.. - 31/Mar/2011 08:35 - 4718 days ago
At the very beginning of being here.. these were the things I had learnt.. and now here are my reflections on them.1.  ...
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Prison Break - 31/Mar/2011 08:33 - 4718 days ago
So what an exciting weekend.. Friday night I went out with my boys.. Jack and lennox and Driver 2 of his friends.. we had a grea...
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Tanzania - 31/Mar/2011 08:32 - 4718 days ago
I haven't posted in so long because of really crappy internet access.. but although I haven't posted I've still been writing so ...
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Half way through - 03/Mar/2011 10:10 - 4746 days ago
I can’t believe we’re almost at the end of February.. I arrived here in Siavonga exactly 3 months ago.. I’m halfway throug...
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Shit happens - 22/Feb/2011 13:40 - 4755 days ago
So I always debate whether to post negative things or not.. not that there have been many negative things, but when I do have so...
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Valentine's day - 14/Feb/2011 11:31 - 4763 days ago
So it's Valentine's Day in Africa. It's not as commercial as North America people where red and do nice things for their partner...
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Lack of Postage - 07/Feb/2011 12:50 - 4770 days ago
I haven’t been writing frequently these days.. I think it’s because depending on when you ask me how’s it going.. my ...
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Special projects - 20/Jan/2011 13:09 - 4788 days ago
So last weekend I celebrated my 35thbirthday.  We actually celebrated on my real birthday I planned a pool party ...
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Tonga lessons - 07/Jan/2011 12:11 - 4801 days ago
Yesterday I had my first official tonga lesson.. I have made friends with a local kid who is going to teach me tonga. He’s 22 ...
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No one does it better than my husband - 05/Jan/2011 06:54 - 4803 days ago
Over the last several weeks when I reflect on what this experience has brought to me so far.. I keep going back to the fact that...
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Batteries recharged - 31/Dec/2010 11:01 - 4808 days ago
We got back 2 days ago from a 10 day vacation, we started in Zambia’s capital Lusaka. Lusaka is a very built up city, if you s...
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Namumu Orphanage - 16/Dec/2010 06:47 - 4823 days ago
On Monday we went to Namumu orphanage.. there are 60 kids living there, ranging in age from 2 to 18. Some are orphaned and some ...
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amazing weekend after being stuck in the mud - 14/Dec/2010 08:37 - 4825 days ago
Friday night last week we went over to my friend Elisa’s for dinner.. Adam brought steak to BBQ and a new friend Vanessa ...
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Community - 09/Dec/2010 12:59 - 4830 days ago
We have 2 hours for lunch, every day we stop by the bakery and pick up some roll, sometimes they make these donuts with cream in...
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Things are moving along as they should be - 08/Dec/2010 12:22 - 4831 days ago
I can’t believe that it’s been almost 2 weeks since I’ve been here. On 1 hand it still feels brand new and on the other it...
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Holiday Trip is booked - 07/Dec/2010 08:38 - 4832 days ago
I have to say I have never been more excited to travel before. We are leaving Siavonga Saturday or Sunday December 18th or 19th....
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Having fun in the sun - 06/Dec/2010 08:30 - 4833 days ago
We are currently in the rainy season here in Zambia, which means heavy rains usually at night and then the sun comes out during ...
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Today is my 1 week celebration... I've been here for 1 week and survived - 02/Dec/2010 12:31 - 4837 days ago
Today is my first week celebration..I’ve been here for a week and I’ve survived... so these are the things I’ve learn...
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Online but not so connected.. my first few days in Zambia - 30/Nov/2010 08:41 - 4839 days ago
My first few days in Zambia,I met my new boss, and although he seems very nice he would barely make eye contact with me and...
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Hi From Zambia - 25/Nov/2010 10:16 - 4844 days ago
I arrived this morning.. with the first ever cardinal of Zambia. he was just ordained in Rome this week! So we had tons of press...
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Long goodbye's - 21/Nov/2010 03:41 - 4848 days ago
This week has been filled with ups and downs, excitement and fear... and happiness too. I sold all of my butterfly and monkey co...
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change of departure date - 09/Nov/2010 19:30 - 4860 days ago
As we approach the 13th I picked up my medication, packed and am slowly saying my goodbyes.. I checked my personal email at the ...
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planning and packing - 08/Nov/2010 01:56 - 4861 days ago
Training Class Oct 29- Nov 2 2010Training finished last week and it was fantastic.. truly much more than I ever anticipated... I...
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Single Story- day 1 of VSO Training - 30/Oct/2010 12:33 - 4870 days ago
I finally got confirmation of my departure date...November 13th! So I'm in Ottawa on 5 days of training.Day 1 was yesterday and ...
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Confusion Confusion - 13/Oct/2010 17:30 - 4887 days ago
In the last week I have been focusing on reaching out to people in Zambia and to other VSO volunteers to build a small network a...
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Media - 06/Oct/2010 10:12 - 4894 days ago
So at the beginning of last week I sent an email to the Thornhill Post, North York Mirror and Thornhill Liberal. The liberal got...
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Getting Closer... - 28/Sep/2010 10:42 - 4902 days ago
Each volunteer does a 5 day training program in Ottawa. My volunteer coordinator was in touch yesterday to book me in,.. the con...
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Oh the waiting... - 26/Sep/2010 13:44 - 4904 days ago
Since being accepted to be a volunteer with CUSO-VSO there is lots to do before departure; do a physical, do a dental exam, fill...
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