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Meredith Massey
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Lessons Learned in the Sandbox
This post was originally written in early July 2014, when I was still serving in Piliscsaba, Hungary as a Young Adult in Global Mission (YAGM).  I have since returned to the USA and am beginning a new a journey in Texas Making sand creations in the back y...
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At our end of the year backyard party some of the children lined up for a photo.  All but one of these kiddos will be leaving our daycare, and on to the bigger school. Reading in Hungarian has actually become one of my favorite activities to do with the chi...
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It’s June 26, 2014 which officially means I only have one
month left in Piliscsaba, Hungary, my placement site and home for the past 10
months during my year as a Young Adult in Global Mission (YAGM).   While the common phrase, “Wow, time
flies” may come to...
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Dancing at the Siló
In my last newsletter, I included a piece about a wonderful
afternoon performance of Dance and Verse organized by members of the  Siló  community.   I received a number of responses to my newsletter, specifically about this day
at the Siló, so I’d like to s...
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WHAT: Video about Easter Monday
In addition to my May newsletter, I created this video to give a further glimpse into an Easter tradition I experienced in Hungary this year.  If you did not receive my newsletter and would like a copy, please comment and I'll send one your way! -Mere
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WHAT: The "A" Word
In a small kitchen on the fourth floor of an apartment building
situated in the High Tatras,  our
country coordinator Miriam asked each of us what traditions and associations we
had with Lent.  As I listened to my
fellow YAGM Hungary volunteers explain thei...
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March Madness
My Mom Sara, Host Mom Zsuzsa and I enjoy the beautiful night lights Budapest offers.  This particular day was Zsuzsa and Lajos' wedding anniversary and we celebrated with a delicious dinner in the city. I am experiencing a different kind of March Madness in...
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WHAT: Ecumenical Week in Piliscsaba
This is the sanctuary where the Lutheran congregation in Piliscsaba worships on Sundays. Several congregations worshipped
together last week as a community during Piliscsaba’s ecumenical week.  Three of the main churches sit less than
half a mile away from ...
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WHAT: A video of the dance!
Just a super quick follow-up on my last post.  Last Friday night many gathered in one of the schools in Piliscsaba to enjoy a night of folk dance.  Good thing I learned all those moves at the dance house,  click here  to see our performance!   My host paren...
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Imagine speed-dating. 
Now replace the 90 second conversation at a table for two with a 90
second folk dance routine in a crowded ballroom.  That is just what I did for an hour and a half one Wednesday
night in some dive of a place just outside of Budapest....
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