Monthly Archives: December 2011

Torn

I’m back in Guatemala. And coming back this time was hard. Really hard. Not because I couldn’t seem to get back to my site yesterday (taxi, wait an hour at the terminal and then finally get on a bus that … Continue reading

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I will be sad to miss out on all the free tamales, though.

I won’t be celebrating Navidad here in Guatemala this year. My family is having a Hawaiian Christmas instead (I know, I’m a very spoiled Peace Corps Volunteer). I want to feel more guilty about leaving since this is prime integration … Continue reading

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Familiarity

I was in the microbus on the way back from my weekly shopping trip. I was not the only one. There were 23 other people in that microbus, all laden down with bags. And even though the van was originally … Continue reading

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