Keith Wingeard, 125 In my humble opinion, one of the best ways to illustrate cultural differences is to use an anecdotal story to provide examples and context to cultural traits in practice. […]
Chai Vang, 126 mix cake mix according to package instructions. pour into rice cooker. press cook. let it ‘keep warm’ until it’s cooked.
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Ben Wagner, Nepal PCV On Saturday, April 25, I woke up pretty hung over in Kathmandu. Friday had been my last day with the newest group of Peace Corps trainees to arrive […]
Kaya Colin, 126 I have been serving as a Youth in Development Peace Corps Volunteer in Thailand for a year now. Time is a trippy thing, especially in the Peace Corps. As […]
Andrew Snyder, 126 On behalf of the staff and regional wardens, I want to say thank you to everyone who took part in the Emergency Action Plan test this year. This was […]
Elizabeth Moulton, 126
Taurus April 20 -May 20 Happy Birthday Taurus! No more bad news for the bull. The next project that you create will be surprising to everyone involved. Of course, as a PCV […]
Jim Damico, 126 T4D stands for “Technology for Development” and is a committee of PCVs that wants to help other volunteers use technology that enhances their work in Thailand. In the past, that meant creating and maintaining a huge store of knowledge in a wiki website that all Thailand volunteers have access to but also are encouraged to contribute. On the side, we do our best to help with any tech related problems folks are having.
In July 2015 (2558), Country Director Kevin Quigley will officially step down from serving in Peace Corps Thailand. Because he served as a PCV in Thailand from 1976-1979, Doctor Quigley was uniquely qualified to take […]
Carolyn Nickels-Cox, 34 Thai Group 34 (Kalasin and Bangkok) …way back in April 1973 … it was a very special time for me…. (really 1972, but “three” rhymes with “me”) Dedicated […]
Christiana Lang, 126 No, it’s not phonetic Thai. It is the phonetic for a Sanskrit word: Ayurveda, meaning life-knowledge. This funky word encompasses a 5,000 year old medicinal Hindu practice that is […]
Elizabeth Moulton, 126 Love yourself. First and foremost. Know what makes you feel good and what makes you feel not so good. Know what it is that cultivates your soul and what […]
Christine Bedenis, 125 If you’re like me and refuse to iron anything in this weather, but also have an office that likes to comment on your wrinkled clothes (I just biked here! […]
Adrianna Neuenschwander, 126 Stephen Henry, YD 126, was in for a surprise one morning when he got to his office. There, on his desk, was a tiny, fluffy puppy. “You told us […]