My kids are not happy. I have just dropped the bomb: there is no cell service in Beards Fork, West Virginia, where we will be spending the week with Global Volunteers (if you’re new here, you can read about where we went and why in this post.)
My husband is not happy. He has supported my wish, to take a domestic family volunteer vacation for my 50th birthday, but that doesn’t mean he wouldn’t rather I’d have wanted to celebrate by sipping cocktails surfside at a luxurious Caribbean resort.
The only one who is happy, is me. The only one who thinks a week volunteering in Appalachia through Global Volunteers is going to be a life changing, interesting, rewarding — even fun experience, is me.Continue Reading