Elections & Evacuation

One week ago today all plans for my Peace Corps service were changed, but this story starts weeks prior. On March 3, there was a national election in Guyana. Since this was a special election (outside of the normal election times), there were concerns about the political atmosphere following the results. Historically there have been […]

Read More…

20 Goals for 2020

Peace Corps service is a great time for intentional (or unintentional) self-reflection, which is how I have come to writing this post. Before leaving for my New Year’s trip to Barbados, I spent a good amount of time reflecting on my 2019 and the things I hope for 2020. Like most people, there are highs […]

Read More…

Ambitions for Peace Corps

During college and my AmeriCorps services, I learned that goal-setting can be really important for holding onto your purpose for doing something. Goals can give you things to look forward to and a gentle reminder for why you decided to do something in the first place. I knew that if I wanted to be able […]

Read More…

Life Update

So here I am . . . finally writing a new blog post after almost 6 months of radio silence. I guess maybe I should apologize for that leave of absence huh? . . . Nahh. You guys are fine. My family and immediate friends have heard from me in the last couple of months, […]

Read More…

School is Cool

Hello! It has been a long time since my last blog post. Can you believe that? Many things (big and little) have  happened since then, so let me fill you in. Host Family First off, I am doing fine, great even! As many of you read in my last post, my time with my training host […]

Read More…

FAQ . . . Thus Far

Since receiving my invitation to serve in October 2017, I have had many people ask me many questions regarding my service. So what better way to universalize my answers than to create a frequently asked questions post! As I go through my training and service, my hope is to frequently update this post so I […]

Read More…