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300(ish) Words a Day: The Start of Something Beautiful

Yesterday my co-teacher and I finally got something we’d been waiting months to receive.


Lots of it.

I went to the village center in the morning to use the lone ATM machine within a 25-kilometer radius. 481 more words

A Sunset through the Acacia Tree

March, April, May, 2011

A few little Filipino girls are trying to chuck a basketball inside a hoop. They flail mechanically as if flinging a sack of rice to a point just beneath the sun. 1,066 more words

Teaching English In The Philippines

Tudlo, Panagbenga, and Last Days of School

February- March, 2011

The end of February was complete with a trip to Manila to help facilitate an English Language Camp for Tudlo Mindanao. Tudlo is a program funded by USAID, which helps Peace Corps to provide a more pervasive presence in the Philippines. 898 more words

Teaching English In The Philippines

The Construction of an English Resource Center

December 1, 2010

Like many novel ideas, it started with a huge amount of frustration. For the last year, I have seen a huge lack of resources for teachers. 2,314 more words

Teaching English In The Philippines

A Bump in the Night and a Shot in the Butt

A week ago I had the worst day of my Peace Corps service so far. This isn’t really saying a whole lot because my bad mood had absolutely nothing to do with anything Peace Corps related and by the next morning, I was feeling like my normal self again, but it was, nevertheless, a pretty unpleasant day. 2,147 more words

Life In Ukraine

English Resource Center

In lieu of a longer, more detailed post about what I’ve been up to lately, I’m posting here some information about my first grant project at site. 404 more words

Life In Ukraine