July 31, 2017The best thing about being a PCV….I don’t want to overdo it by talking
about how great Peace Corps is. You know those surveys where they ask
if you would recommend the thing you’re being surveyed about to
someone else? I would recommend...
July 24, 2017The biggest challenge I overcame…Without complaining about food again, I
can say that the biggest challenge I overcame was the feeling of
constantly being unhealthy, rundown, and isolated. In this case it’s
not just the food. It’s the not sleeping well because there’s some
noise I can’t identify and maybe there’s a...
July 17, 2017Someone who has been special to meThis is a weird post for me to write, I
don’t do emotional well, so talking about someone who has been
special to me is strange. Without singling any one person out, I want
to talk about how special my students have...
One Week in UlithiJuly 11, 2017From
July 3rd to 10th I was lucky enough to help out
with a summer camp on the island of Falalop in the Ulithi Atoll.
There are two ways to get from Yap to Falalop, on the ship, which
makes rounds of the outer...
July 10, 2017How my two years of service have
changed meThis is a tough one. A lot of the
things that other PCVs say when you ask them how they’ve changed
aren’t things that we notice ourselves. One PCV in my group mentioned
that when she was home a few months ago,...
July 3, 2017I will never forget…Narrowing two years down to just one or
two things I will never forget is tough. I will certainly never
forget the first time I had sakau in Pohnpei (drinkable mud, mmmm) or
the first time I chewed betel nut with my PST...