Sometimes we didn’t talk. Sometimes I would play guitar and she doodled in her notebook. We were friends more instant than the coffee here, but I couldn’t deny my feelings.
Michael Marano, 129 TESS I arrived at Peace Corps Staging in San Francisco surrounded by a fortress of buttons and wool. Before I entered what was sure to be an onslaught of […]
Cat Nightengale, 129 YinD The small victories- any victories, really- are so important here. I get irritated, frustrated, lonely. But when all is said and done, that’s not what matters at […]
Aseem Kever, 130 YinD I have been very fortunate to accomplish many things in my twenty-seven years, amongst them: graduating from Berkeley, summiting Mt. Kilimanjaro, traveling to 15 different countries, and joining […]
“…I spent the next three years in a POW camp, forced to subsist on a thin stew of fish, vegetables, prawns, coconut milk, and four kinds of rice. I came close to […]
Once a month we like to share a story we find really interesting from a volunteer’s blog. This month we share one from Pineapples + Papaya. Morgan Kubishak, 130 YinD One of my […]
Skyler Matthias, 130 YinD “Honey, I love you” is a game where one volunteer stands in the middle and chooses a person sitting in the large circle around them to walk up […]
Michael Marano, 129 TCCS “There’s nothing left… Just love. That’s all there is. Love.” * When I heard that it was my dad who said those words I was at first alarmed. […]
[Book Review] First Comes Love, Then Comes Malaria: How a Peace Corps Poster Boy Won My Heart and a Third World Adventure Changed My Life
Author Eve Brown uses her creatively titled memoir to tell a tale of exploration, determination, and love. And not just love of the “Peace Corps Poster Boy” she falls in love with and (spoiler alert) marries, but love of foreign places and unfamiliar lifestyles.
Elora Herberick, 127 TCCS “I miss you” and “I love you” are two phrases in American culture that have intense meaning behind them. When someone tells you they love or miss you, […]
Have You eaten Yet? Season 3, Episode 9: Reasons Why I Love Thailand! Join HYEY for a list of why Thailand is awesome. PCV Ty takes us through her favorite things about […]
Have You Eaten Yet? Season 2, Episode 2
Carissa Sutter, 126
Peace Corps Thailand Group 129 When I used to go on longer camping trips, we’d always end the last night with a special little ceremony. We’d each have a couple minutes to […]
Logan K. Cox, 131 YinD And so it begins! 23 more days until we, group 131, set off for the adventure of a lifetime in Thailand. 23 more days of cheese, flannel […]