Love Always, Jess

JessLetters from a Peace Corps Volunteer in Belize



Latest posts on http://lovealwaysjmc.blogspot.com/:

 

  • Onward
    So, this blog has come to an appropriate end, but the fun is not over...I started another blog!  I'm traveling through Central and South America for the next 70 days. Track my journey here:https://jessreturned.wordpress.com/Love always,Jess...
  • Close of Service
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    Today is the day I get to put "Returned" in front of Peace Corps Volunteer.  I rang the bell in the office in Belmopan and am no longer a liability to Peace Corps Belize.  If I had to go back in time three years to the beginning of the Peace...
  • Site Reveal
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    Not sure if you noticed, but I never identified the village that I have called home for the last two years by name on this blog.  That was on purpose.  As Peace Corps Volunteers, we were discouraged from posting our exact location for issues related to safety and security. Well,...
  • Description of Service
    How do you boil down two years of Peace Corps Service into two pages?  I don't know, but Peace Corps makes you try.  Here is a snippet from my Description of Service:Primary ActivitiesJessica Corley completed training and was sworn in as a Peace Corps Volunteer.  She was assigned to he...
  • Language Sample
    Here is a audio sample of a mix of Yucatec Maya (Maya Yucateca), Spanish, and Belizean Kriol that I hear in the village.  Enjoy!Love always,Jess...
  • A Walk About the Village
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    The community center, where the nurses come for mobile clinic and the cane farmers' union meetsThe highway, main thoroughfare for the village, major cane pipeline, and excellent shortcut to MexicoMikey's, general store (not the only one, but the best stocked)The vegetable stand, restocked on Tuesdays (owners are officially the sweetest...