Swazi first names are drenched in meaning, telling a story about their family, birth, or hopes for the child. I have come to love this because American names sometimes come from relatives but usually come down to being liked by both parents or are creatively constructed so there are no other children with the same name. 352 more words
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I realized that I have done a poor job writing about the work I have been doing as a Peace Corps Volunteer in Swaziland. So now, let’s return to Pre-Service Training (PST), which is where PCVs learn language, culture, and about their future job. 817 more words
I saw these beauties on Sunday and was very happy to walk past them again this morning.
Just before these flowers I walked past a few open fields, and with the mountains behind them, I couldn’t help but to sing that the hills are alive with the sound of music. 54 more words
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Reflecting back on my life trajectory, this is one of the things I have come to realize: embracing sad memories in the past can lead us to future success.