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Language Learning … and How it Still Kicks My #!@!%

So this past weekend we had a whirlwind Language IST. The first of its kind for post apparently. We were sent two amazing Mongolian Language teachers from UB , accompanied by our regional programmer and an official Peace Corps observer. 849 more words


Language IST and Second Site Visit

There had been rumors floating around for a while about a possible Language IST (like the regular IST I talked about a few posts back… 1,078 more words

Thanksgiving Thanks, Cleaning and School Work

This last week has been both chill and busy , busy with the important and non important stuff.

On Friday evening we had our Thanksgiving party at my place. 863 more words


Shopping and Camel Meat

So say I want food. Which is a daily occurrence for most, if not all of us. Where do I go ? What do I do? 1,045 more words


A Haircutting Ceremony and Some New Ideas

This past Friday, our good friend Mandy (short for Mandakhnar) invited all of the Peace Corps Volunteers in Zavkhan to her house for her sons hair cutting ceremony. 659 more words


Weeks 2 and 3 at Site

My second week in Uliastai saw the beginning of several projects. First, Dolgor, the health policy specialist at the Zavkhan governor’s office, contacted me about a dental hygiene project that she had worked on last year with some PCVs. 751 more words

Year 2: Lets Do This!

As per usual, its been ages since I last wrote. I’m terrible at keeping up my own resolutions of keeping in touch and general 3rd Goal Activities. 1,475 more words