Author Archives: clairewelch

Everybody Eats

Sitting down to write this week’s journal I was kind of stuck. I usually base it off of the readings, but we didn’t have any this week. I started looking through my reader and for some reason, something we talked … Continue reading

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Child’s Point of View

I grew up in rural North Dakota. Children had so much free space they didn’t know what to do with it. One of my top suggestions was always kickball. We had a field right next to our house that we … Continue reading

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Mutual Learning, Cultural Change, Participation, Action.

The first bullet point in the definition of participation from Ray Lorenzo’s “A Participation Cook Book,” is “knowing clearly the ‘rules of the game.’” The rules of any game are usually confusing at first. The time it takes for a … Continue reading

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First Trip down Corso Cavour

Borgo Bello has a completely different atmosphere than the City Center. I was so excited after exploring Borgo Bello that I ended up taking my friends there all afternoon on Saturday. We stopped at the Vinyl Record Cafè, unsure of … Continue reading

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A Barricade Turned Attraction

When we discussed what makes a good space on the first day of class we forgot to mention walls. Specifically, ones that were constructed in the second half of the 3rd century B.C. Perugia’s sidewalks are downright divergent from any … Continue reading

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