Monthly Archives: November 2010

The Curse of The Pause

Oh, Spanish. It continues to frustrate and delight. Sometimes, I surprise myself with my ability to stumble through a conversation and I celebrate the fact that I correctly used pronouns and managed to keep the masculine and feminine words straight. … Continue reading

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Poco a Poco

You guys, adjustment is hard. And, I know, I’ve already told you about some of the things that I’ve had trouble wrapping my head around, but the list just keeps growing. So here we go, round two! Female Style in … Continue reading

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Día de Todos Santos in Four Easy Steps

So while all of you were donning costumes and gorging yourselves on delicious candy I was celebrating Día de Todos Santos (All Saints Day). Some of you may be thinking “Cool, sugar skulls!” (at least, that’s what I thought) Wrong. … Continue reading

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I’m Official

I survived the last week of training (I thought the last minute tests and final information sessions would neeeeeverrrr eeeeend). They often say that Peace Corps is “the toughest job you’ll ever love” and at the beginning of training the … Continue reading

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