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Just me being sentimental, all the time.

December 13, 2012 by

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The words of Henry David Thourea have been rattling around in my head the last few days. As I watch the calendar pages fly and the time to leave draw nearer and ever nearer. He said, “… I wanted to live deep and suck the marrow out of life, and not when I came to […]

Saturday in Never-Never Land

December 1, 2012 by

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It was Saturday. I was sitting in my pajamas, in the lounge when a troupe of musicians waltzed through the door, looking for somewhere to rest their heads that night. A matching set of Irish TLGers and a British one. I was sad to tell them that we had no space. They took the news […]

TLG Staff Spotlight: Tamara Chanturishvili, Orientation Training Coordinator

November 5, 2012 by

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Tamara is known to nearly all TLG Volunteers as the fearless undaunted leader of Orientation Training—the first seven days of each volunteer’s experience in Georgia.  With a degree in History and Social/Cultural Anthropology, Tamara has been working for TLG since August 2010 when she began as a contractor before joining the team full-time in September […]

Town & Country Digest With a Touch of Irony

November 3, 2012 by

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On Sunday afternoons, I know that there is one thing I am guaranteed to hear in the hostel in Tbilisi: “I don’t want to go back to my village. I want to stay here in the city. Stay here with my friends. Maybe I will wait just another hour.” I know this feeling well, I […]

TLG Staff Spotlight: Khatia Matkava, Health, Safety, and Support Assistant/Tbilisi Regional Representative

October 29, 2012 by

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Khatia joined TLG way back in Spring 2011.  With a BS in General Psychology and an MS in Social, Cultural, and Political Psychology from Tbilisi State University, Khatia is currently on her way to a PhD in Psychology.  As one of the three Tbilisi Regional Representatives and the second Health, Safety, and Support Assistant, Khatia […]

TLG Staff Spotlight: Maia Beruashvili, Health, Safety, and Support Assistant

October 22, 2012 by

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Maia joined TLG in May 2012 and has been working as the Health, Safety, and Support Assistant ever since!  With degrees in Food Hygiene and a PhD in Medicine with a specialty in Food Safety, she is perfectly suited for her job here!   Hello Maia, how are you today? Fine, and how are you, […]

TLG Staff Spotlight: Keti Kharshiladze, Health, Safety, and Support Coordinator

October 15, 2012 by

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With a degree in pediatrics and a Master’s in Healthcare and Health Management, Keti has been with TLG since September 2010.  This August Keti returned to TLG from maternity leave after having the very first TLG Baby!   Keti, what were you doing prior to working for TLG? I was a junior doctor, then a […]