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Rainbow Road to Perdition

On Thursday, I was uncharacteristically up and out at the crack of dawn* to go to Jennifer’s school’s 717 more words

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Gratitude for the last 25 months

This is the last weekend on my homestead and it is surreal. I can’t imagine my life after here. I can’t imagine not having all of my belongings nearly within arm’s reach. 627 more words

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So much fabric leads to so many new clothes

I’ve been seeing other PCV posts on their locally-made fashions, and knew I wanted to do the same. Then PSIN asked for photos to share with G16, and my bhuti was looking for some money to buy a pizza, so I asked him to take photos of me in all the clothes I have had made here. 311 more words

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Living allowance: May

May is a rough month. I saved money during the first half while working at GLOW camp and with attending COS conference, except that I had an expensive dress made for COS (it was worth it, though!). 42 more words

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Living allowance: April

I spent a lot on transport and lodging, along with fabric and one of my tailors during the month of April. I managed to keep the other areas in check and not go too far over.

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What Even Is Right Or Wrong?

I only have about month left in this country that has welcomed me and become my home for the past two years.

When I look at the new trainees, I can see how truly far I’ve come. 641 more words

Gratitude, even when crying

Explaining my life here is hard. I have three weeks left in my community, I am crazy busy, and packing is stressful. In short, I am a mess. 1,678 more words

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