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Final Presentations

It’s the final week of training here in Mantasoa, so we spent the week taking our last language proficiency exam and doing our final presentations on a health topic of our choice in Malagasy to local families. 113 more words


My South American Adventure Part 1 (Argentina)

I’m not one for excuses so, I know it’s been a while, but here’s the first installment of my “South American Adventure” blog recaps. After saying goodbye to Paraguay, the landlocked gem I called home for 2 years, I set off on the adventure of a lifetime. 354 more words


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. 828 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