Kayla Kawalec, YinD 132 To Mee: I have to write this one first, because there’s so much I want to say to you, and have always wanted to say to you, but […]
RPCV Neil Pickus is interviewed by his brother, a correspondent for WAMC News, about the recent Peace Corps Evacuation. Listen to the podcast here.
Kayla Myelle Chisholm, YinD 132 The “welcome home”s are hard, but we knew that they would be. The goodbyes were hard, but we knew that those would be too. All the things […]
Kevin Lentz, YinD 131 The dawn is slowly giving shape to the rolling hills and tall pine trees that surround my family home in North Georgia. Four days ago, this was a […]
Katie Basset, 131 YinD I had never lived alone before Peace Corps. In fact, I never had my own room until I was 19. When I was young, I craved solitude, little […]
A Poem by women To be a woman is to have superpowers. To create life. To be soft and strong. To be a woman is to be resilient. To have tenacity. To […]
Natalie Heinitz, 131 YinD It’s so easy to get lost in nostalgia when you’re in an unfamiliar place. Playing with dirt reminds me of crisp autumn nights at the little league fields, […]
As their service comes to a close, Peace Corps Thailand volunteers from Group 130 reflect and answer the question, “What’s one thing you loved and one thing learned during service?” Loved and […]
Yaneth “Janet” Peña, 130 YinD I once asked a friend if she felt her Peace Corps service had gone by quickly. She said: “the days are long but the months fly by.” […]
Alexis Baker, 130 YinD My senior year of college, my apartment had an infamous wall, the quote wall. The quote wall was filled with ridiculous conversations that had occurred within my friend […]
Caitlin Navratil, 131 YinD I’ve already tried it and I don’t like it I say, as I scoot away From this drunken grandpa Slurping snails in my ear I just don’t want […]
Kevin Glump Lentz, 131 YinD Sometimes there are nights where it is difficult to live with yourself. In solitude you sit with no intoxicant or meaningful activity to distract from the brutality […]
There will be slumps and highs and faster and slower points, but for now, things are good. I won’t say I’m adjusted, only that I’m adjusting.
Ian Tramm, YinD 131 Dear Passenger, During Pre-Service Training Peace Corps staff really drives it home that service is a series of pretty drastic ups and downs. They even mapped out statistically […]
As we enter the new year, a few writers of Peace Corps Thailand Magazine reflect on their best funny story, miscommunication, or “oops” of 2019: Megan McNelis, 131 TESS For better or […]