Just a snippet of vacation before we go jungle deep
Goat cheese and grief
Life from the fishbowl
Stumbling into Wonderland
Watch out for jungle tiger spiders featured here, left of center
Running straight into the jungle
Everything is still in Spanish
Scenes from the week as well as a very creatively butchered version of the History of Peru
Immersion means leaving the house and talking to strangers. A lot.
Still wondering after two weeks why I am not skinny and fluent in Spanish. What kind of rehab is this?
You know that part in the story when Dorothy finds out all she had to do was click her ruby slippers together three times and...
And the final verdict after three months training is...
This week didn't make me quit. And it features a scorpion carrying a message from the gods. Also a sizable cabbage.
Life hack: Hide trashy junk food everywhere. You never know what minute you'll need to use coping chocolate.
My mother used to say "If you don't have anything nice to say maybe shut up and not write a blog." -DMR 5/15/48
A second week of awkward blind introductions to innocent unsuspecting strangers in Oxapampa, Pasco, Perú.
Not much happened this week. Except, you know, the next two years of our lives. Featuring: Site Assignment day.
The week they let the hopeful-to-be volunteers into the wild and almost off-leash
A few glimpses into what gets crammed into Peace Corps Perú 31 Pre-Service Training
According to the State of Alaska this blog is officially medium risk and considered a global threat to intelligent reputation. #WIN