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I ended up sleeping lots at Lauren's. I barely left before she got back from work. I walked around Arlington for a bit and then tried my hand at DC highways, where it's always 5 PM. I was headed to Julie K.'s in Shepherd Park, in the North of the NW quadrant. So of course I took the most convoluted route there. I ended up taking the Outer Loop, which was significantly out of my way, but I got to see more of the area so it all worked out. Julie's spending the next year working at a Latino public health clinic through the Avodah program. I got to crash at her place which is a 6 bedroom house with 8 Jewish girls in it. Basically a social justice, Jewish sorority house. It's also within 500 ... read more
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North America » United States » Virginia » Arlington September 3rd 2007

I woke up in bed with Claudia today which is always a good way to start the day. However it was at 6 AM. Not so great. We said our goodbyes and headed in opposite directions as she went north to Boston and I started my journey south. By 10 AM I'd been in four different states. I finally made it into DC around 1 PM today. I met up with David R., a kid I use to work with back at Brandeis. He graduated in 2005 and has spent the last two years on the the island of Barbuda in the Caribbean with the Peace Corps. We spent the afternoon in his amazing apartment in NW DC and he let me in on all the little details, frustrations, and joys of being a Peace Corps ... read more

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