Tagged with Peace Corps Training

Trainee -> Volunteer

Trainee -> Volunteer

Pre-service training has come to an end which officially makes me a bona fide Peace Corps Volunteer. I’ll have you know I’ve arrived at site and it is absolutely stunning. Every day I open my backdoor to stand on the side of a steep lush mountain, watching the clouds and upland fog roll in over … Continue reading

To the Mountains

To the Mountains

Thinking back on college, the boys and I threw some pretty outrageous parties out on Del Playa; Mechanical Bulls, Fire Dancers, Chilean Miners vs. Somalian Pirates, and always the strangers piling in by the hundreds. Yet I can say without a doubt that this was my first time in attendance to a circumcision party. One … Continue reading

My Second First Day of School

My Second First Day of School

I try to remember my first day of school; walking into Ms.Inglis’s class at George Peabody Elementary – a loud sea of unfamiliar faces, not knowing what to expect or what to do. You can draw a lot of similarities between your first day of school as a student and your first as a teacher. … Continue reading