Woke up, fell out of bed, dragged a comb across my head

It’s hard to believe I’ve only been living here in Yanacoto for one week. It has been so chock full of Spanish, training sessions, awkward conversations, crowded bus rides, and delicious but sometimes… Continue reading

Here Comes the Sun

As of three long days ago, I am in Peru. I guess I’ll talk a bit about all the little legs of this journey thus far. First we had staging in Washington DC.… Continue reading

The Long and Winding Road

Today I hit the dusty trails and made my way up to Washington DC where we’re having staging. This is just Peace Corps lingo for orientation. This past week I’ve been packing, which… Continue reading

You say goodbye.. and I say hello

In late April, I got my invitation from Peace Corps to serve in Peru. I have staging on September 11, 2013 in Washington DC, and then we’re off to Lima the next morning.… Continue reading