Natalie Garro, TESS 129 I’d cried. I’d cried regularly for months, for weeks. I’d cried nearly all day every day for three days before we got the email. I’d cried so much, […]
Natalie Garro, 129 TESS “Happy 3 years in Thailand?” Andy wishes our group chat with classic Andy wit. The question mark makes a bit more sense given the context of our conversation […]
Curated by Shannon Murphy Berrios, 131 TESS “I am always doing that which I cannot do, in order that I may learn how to do it.” – Pablo Picasso Wise words from […]
Natalie Garro, 129 TESS The days have blended together, hours slipping by like warm sap, each moment dripping until my cup is so full, I spend my evenings releasing the day – […]
Natalie Garro, 129 YinD I open the front door. Not the gate, just the door. I exist. I drink instant coffee with milk and honey and pretend I’m not pretending to miss […]
Natalie Garro, 129 TESS Salutations! Once again, we are embarking on a follow-up to my article: A Beginner’s Guide to Running. I’m not sure that sentence made grammatical sense. Anyway, here is […]
Through Their Eyes is a video series that documents the experiences of Peace Corps Thailand Volunteers. Each video showcases the unique perspective of one volunteer and highlights how they are experiencing this Peace Corps Journey.
Natalie Garro, 129 TESS It’s a Wednesday. 3 of my 4 classes were cancelled today, but my 7th graders did well on their spelling test, so I’m thirsty. The grandmother at the […]
Natalie Garro, 129 TESS Greetings, Homosapiens (and potentially any other species that, by some miracle, have learned to read)! 6 months ago, Sticky Rice Magazine published my article: A Beginner’s Guide to […]
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 […]
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.
Natalie Garro, 129 TESS For most of my life, I have based my identity around the things I do. Using my actions as the foundation for my self-definition has allowed me to […]
Artwork by Natalie Garro PCV: Ruhamaiah Bradley – Peace Corps Thailand Magazine’s next Editor-in-Chief! To be yourself in a world that is constantly trying to make you something else is the greatest […]
Natalie Garro, 129 It’s Day 1 of Sports Day at my school, and I’m doing the same thing I did last year: seeking a moment of silence and solitude in my office, […]
Larissa Delgado, 130 YinD During Group 130’s Reconnect Conference a lot of us throughout the two weeks got tattoos. Prior to that I had also heard of volunteers from Group 129 getting […]