Somedays With Sarah

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Latest posts on https://somedayswithsarah.wordpress.com/:

  • work.
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    Work in Peace Corps has varied for me over my two years in Morocco. I’ve had a number of opportunities in and out of site to work with different populations to attain different goals. This post is largely an overview of some of the more recent projects I have been...
  • a new normal.
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    For a long time one of the thoughts that seemed to often cross my mind in Morocco was, “When I get back to reality….” However, as my time in Morocco comes to a close I realize I haven’t thought this in some time now. Living in Morocco has become my...
  • home.
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    I’ve been living in site now for a little over 11 months and in my own apartment for about 10. I’ve settled in nicely and every day I feel more and more like I can call this place home, even when I miss friends and family back in the States...
  • education and opportunity.
    One of the things I am often asked about is what opportunities women have in Morocco. My response often includes the phrase, “Things are changing….” And, they certainly are. Women now have many legal rights that were non-existent prior to 2004 when the Moudawana (Moroccan Family Code) was put in...
  • similarities.
    “I preferred not to say the rest that had come to my mind: that just like us they are born and die, and in that journey from the cradle to the grave they dream dreams, some of which come true and some of which are frustrated; that they fear the...
  • some days.
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    The name of this blog comes from a journal I’ve been keeping for some time now. I realized I haven’t been very good about keeping a journal with lengthier entries so I’ve switched the format to something succinct but that captures my daily life. Here are some of those entries. Some...