Natalie Garro, 129 TESS So much has changed. So much hasn’t. I read somewhere once that at the end of a journey, we come back to where it all began and know […]
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Theresa Kozelka, 129 YinD “Did you see the new stop light at the 3-way intersection? It’s the first in Thung Wa!” After one week away at a meeting, I returned […]
Katherine Gallagher, 131 YinD Crossing the Williamsburg Bridge into Manhattan, there is a sign (an actual legitimate road sign) that says “leaving Brooklyn, Oy Vey!” If you want to sum up how […]
Once a month we like to share a story we find really interesting from a volunteer’s blog. This month we share one from It All Started in the “Land of Smiles.” Clark […]
Laura Hyde, 130 YinD I want to listen I love listening. When prompted, I always include “good listener” in a list of positive traits about myself. I value being intentional and taking […]
Anna McGillicuddy, 129 YinD – Close of Service Speech I’d like to begin my speech with a thank you to staff Ajaans and Khun Thanakom for giving us voices, Training staff for […]
Olivia Dawson, 129 YinD Dear Theo, Last night, I tried to explain that I was hoping to go ice skating to grandmother Frog in about three weeks, the sun was setting, and […]
Ruhamaiah Bradley, 130 TESS From the outside looking in you may not understand it, and from the inside looking out I couldn’t even begin to explain it. The previous is how I […]
Rae Richards, 129 TESS Welcome to a column meant to explore the highs and lows of Peace Corps volunteer life—in Thailand and beyond! Each month, we highlight a current Peace Corps Volunteer […]
Larissa Delgado, 130 YinD I stared motionless at the river, the cut down tree, and the now empty spot where the tire swings used to be. It was my first week […]
Audrey Ardine, 129 TESS The house we arrived at was surrounded by rubber tree farms. I heard my counterpart whisper something to me – and as soon as I heard the words […]
Barbara Allen, 129 TESS I am a 62-year-old woman serving in the Peace Corps. Every day I wake up and work like hell to do my assigned job: teach English. This means […]
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.
Larissa Delgado, 130 YinD Welcome to our video series: “57 Questions with a Peace Corps Volunteer.” This video series mimicks the concept of Vogue’s 73 questions, where celebrities answer rapid fire questions […]
It’s my hope in writing this article that the following examples of how we currently-serving volunteers dress will help you — my dear Invitees — thwart the beast that is pre-departure purchasing.