My official invitation to Afghanistan


Awesome!  I just received this official invitation from the Turquoise Mountain Foundation

to come and stay with them in Kabul Afghanistan. My good friend Jenny Hartley from upcountry Maine has been over in Pakistan and recently Kabul at several points in the last couple years (in between rounds of medical school) lending her considerable energy and skills to serve to the people of that corner of the globe. (And also offering her delectable cookie-baking skills, no doubt!) TMF is where her current life is, staying, as she describes it, in “a 14th century fort with wi-fi” that is apparently the envy of the international/NGO community in Kabul–one of the sweetest cribs in town, I guess. More on her work there later. (I didn’t know they had wifi back in the 14th century…) Continue reading