This is a small tribute to my best friend... since we just missed Best Friend's Day. Happy Best Friend's Day!!
There are 2 types of peace corps volunteers. There are those who say it is ONLY 2 years and there are those that say IT IS 2 YEARS!!! Then there are those that have some trust fund, crazy amount of saved up money, rich parents. Group 1 ( It is ONLY 2 years) Group 2 … Continue reading 3 types of peace corps volunteers
Hello sorry for taking so long to write. Many peace corps volunteers go through this and can relate to what I experience... if they are in a primarily Muslim community during Ramadan. I probably hit a record or at least the maximum number of people I could see. I tried 30 different fitoors and one … Continue reading Ramadan as a nonmuslim
I found a reason- Velvet Underground Hungry like the Wolf- Duran Duran Nothing Breaks (fast) Like a Heart- Mark Ronson, Miley Cyrus Somebody's Crying Chris Isaak The Breeze- Dr. Dog
How many signs from God do you need before you start taking action? How can you tell if it is from yourself or from somewhere else? It is easier to let someone else take control of your bad decisions. How do you separate ownership from higher beings, other people's actions, and your psychological development as … Continue reading God
Many other cultures do not involve much feeling sharing. It is tough when someone does something that frustrates you but people just right it off. What about those who mean the most to you? Can you hurt them but not on purpose? God says all is forgiven but do people agree? Steps to forgiveness: Acknowledging … Continue reading Forgive and Forget is it attainable?
Homeward Bound- Simon and Garfunkel The Story- Brandie Carlile Mafiaso- L'artiste Shelter From the Storm- Bob Dylan Blue Turns To Gray- The Rolling Stones
Do you feel your life is somewhat successful? Maybe you are in a decent place... perhaps above average, a normal weight, a decent salary... Maybe you have a few really successful projects under your portfolio? Maybe you even have an amazing opportunity, spouse, salary, that other people would look at you and see success... But … Continue reading Lazily Motivated
Courtesy of Charmin Ultra Does anyone remember that commercial? Less is more... I find that we try to be over productive as people. We try to squeeze in more than we can and it messes with time management because we burn out. When I was a student... I always felt I could do more because … Continue reading Less is more
This list is to give future Peace Corps volunteers an idea of what to bring. I am making it specific to Morocco, but many of the items can be applied globally for sure. If you have any questions please let me know. Happy to talk about the process of getting ready to begin your service. … Continue reading Packing List Peace Corps Morocco