Sabai Sabai

One day off here feels like ages. Simply because I feel like I have “accomplished” so much in one day, but the weird part is I haven’t done much at all. The Thais really know how to relax and have made a quite a job out of doing nothing.  I haven’t had a hard time … More Sabai Sabai

Finally “Home”

The past week has been quite eventful.  First, we found out our site placements in a very gameshow like fashion. When we walked into the room there was a huge map of Thailand on the floor and they called our names one by one and told us to stand on that part of the map where we … More Finally “Home”

The night before…

Today we completed our staging for Peace Corps Service in Portland, Oregon . In the closing ceremony, we all closed our eyes and stood in a circle. Our Peace Corps staff leader told us to reflect on today being our last day in the United States. Wow,  that hit me pretty hard. Tomorrow morning at 4 … More The night before…

When it rains…

Oftentimes in literature, the weather foreshadows what is to come in the future or is a physical manifestation of a characters innermost thoughts and emotions. I woke up this morning with my bags packed for 2 years of service in the Peace Corps in Thailand. I found out I was accepted into the Peace Corps while I … More When it rains…