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Goodbyes

I realize this is very late but consider this Part 1 of my COS/Coming Home Story August 16th – 4 days to COS: I found my last days in site incredibly frustrating (minus the night my sitemate made me an … Continue reading

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Wrapping Things Up

Not that I’m counting down (you know I am), but we’re 37 days from COS. It’s going to fly by. Next week I’m off to the office for the Close of Service medical gauntlet (I get to poop in a … Continue reading

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The Kindness of Strangers

Back in site. I’ve been welcomed back by ongoing feria festivities. I had thought I’d miss the whole thing since I was gone for over a week, but today is the 8th official day of feria (probably the 20th unofficial … Continue reading

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March Madness

It’s been quite a month. There’s a lot to update on (blogging obviously took a backseat during March) so I’ll just get right to it. Día Internacional de la Mujer I hope everyone took the opportunity on March 8 to … Continue reading

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La Política

We’re about three weeks from elections (to be held Sunday, September 11th… does anyone else think Sunday is a weird day to have an election?) and tensions are high. Personally, I will just be glad they’re over. No more caravans … Continue reading

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Mom

I’m going to take advantage of this day to tell the world about my Mom. When I first started toying with the idea of doing the Peace Corps my parents were, understandably, confused. Particularly my Mom. You see, my mother … Continue reading

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50 Years

“Life in the Peace Corps will not be easy. There will be no salary and allowances will be at a level sufficient only to maintain health and meet basic needs. Men and women will be expected to work and live … Continue reading

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