Ramsey Harris Nix
Volunteer: Ramsey Harris Nix
Ramsey Harris Nix is a magazine editor and freelance writer living in Athens, Ga. Through her writing and editing, Nix endeavors to uncover the soul of the South. Nix graduated from The University of Georgia with a master’s degree in journalism. Her studies took her to Turkey, where the prime minister requested a copy of her master’s thesis. Prior to her jump into journalism, Nix was a Peace Corps Volunteer in Mongolia, an experience that continues to inform her life’s journey.
Contributions from Ramsey Harris Nix
I woke up to another day in a village called Uliastai in western Mongolia. Wrapped in the warmth of my sleeping bag, I shimmied over to my wood-burning stove in the icy dark pre-dawn hours and gingerly lit a fire with the kindling I’d set aside the night before. Lying back down with my stocking cap on, I watched the flames dance around the circular walls of my tiny felt tent (ger). I thought about my family on the other side of the world, preparing a pot roast for our traditional Christmas Ev...