Anna M. Crawford

Volunteer: Anna M. Crawford


Group 39 TEFL Volunteer in Zaporozhye, Ukraine.

2010 - 2012

Contributions from Anna M. Crawford

  1. Ukraine A Ukrainian Spring

    It’s Spring. Warmer weather, longer days. Granted, I wear a sweater and a coat when I go on walks, but! — I go on walks. In Russian, there are two versions of the verb “to go by foot.” “Идти” means to go to a certain place in a particular moment; my Russian teacher translated it as “to head to” somewhere. “Xодите,” on the other hand, lacks that sense of immediacy; it is more general, more leisurely, less tied down to a specific time. This winter, when the ice and cold were brutal, I practice...

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“Sunset at the Railroad” by PCV Nicholas Baylor Hall. Namibia, 2011.