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My good friend Chris has told me on many occasions that I should have a camera crew following me around. I seem to get myself into ridiculous situations on the reg. 801 more words

Open Doors

Home today…mental health day after yet another miserable day at work caused by others. I’m resting and thinking once again about the future.

Something is afoot. 278 more words


Officially Starting My Peace Corps App!!

So at this point my reading has ramped up significantly in my Intro to Public Administration class.  The main reading, Banishing Bureaucracy, has essentially doubled in size some of the newer chapters.   421 more words

Village Health Fair, And Why My Students Are The Best

“It was a pleasure to help others. You know I had the time of my life today. Since watching those little kind faces was so cool. 512 more words


My Peace Corps Timeline

March 2013 – after talking to many RPCV’s and going to an information session at my university, I made the decision to begin the application! Similar to a college application, it required lots of time. 230 more words


Diaries of an Andariego

andariego (n) – one who travels a lot; wanderer; vagabond

If you read my last post, you’ll know that the Peace Corps decided that my site was no longer safe for me to live in, and moved me out on Monday, January 27. 2,452 more words


The Contrarian Path

A friend recently described me as occupying a stage in life when one is prone to wandering and adventuring. Is that true? Am I going through a phase, or is this just the way I am: a constant wanderer, ever craving a new scene? 596 more words