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My Peace Corps Application Timeline

Waiting is such an integral part of the Peace Corps application process! I am assuming, because I was one of these people myself, that current and prospective applicants are interested in seeing other people’s timelines (read: time spent waiting). 340 more words

Applicaton Process


I haven’t been the best at updating this recently. I’m in this weird place where days seem to go super slow, but weeks have flown by. 214 more words


Ode to Bertha

Bertha is the mom who ends up carrying everyone else’s things because they’re too tired to carry it themselves.

She’s the mom who always seems to have remembered to pack an extra sweater for the person who forgot. 337 more words


Wednesday photo: Fall wild flowers 

All of a sudden last week I noticed these flowers were blooming alongside the main road.

Cool weather flowering plants are still so strange to me when I’m used to a thick layer of snow on the ground, especially because these flowers remind me so much of the first wildflowers to bloom along the Little Cottonwood Canyon road that signal the end of the ski season is near. 21 more words

Peace Corps

The Night before Staging

The night before I left for Staging I had a small gathering at my house, they were all people I considered family, and all of whom I care so much about. 793 more words

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To busy, or not to busy

Life here is slow paced. Though no one sleeps past 6 a.m. and for the women the work hours seem to extend until past sundown, busy is not the lifestyle of Comoros. 905 more words