Peace Corps Diary: Ethiopia 1962-1964 Part 1

October 7, 2011 by

It was better than any college or high school reunion to see old friends and colleagues with whom 49 years ago I shared an adventure and life changing experience. On September 13th, The Embassy of Ethiopia, in honor of the fiftieth year anniversary of the founding of the Peace Corps, hosted a reception and delicious Ethiopian buffet for Peace Corps volunteers who served in Ethiopia from 1962 through the start of the turmoil in the 70’s.

Apple co-founder Steve Jobs dead at 56

October 7, 2011 by

Apple co-founder and Chairman Steve Jobs died two days ago at the age of 56. Jobs, a legend in US technological history, and a culture hero for many of his generation and indeed, subsequent generations, was involved in the technology industry for 35 years. In that time, he turned three separate industries on their heads and reinvented a fourth.